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Prime Minister Andrew Holness Remarks at the Launch of National Tree Planting Day


Bishop C. Everton Thomas for our prayers The Most Honourable Juliet Holness The Honourable Audley Shaw Honourable Daryl Vaz And other members of the Cabinet Minister Chuck Minister Henry I see here the minister of state in the Ministry of National Security, the Honourable Rudyard Spencer; very alert, who will be planting many trees with […]

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Statement by the Prime Minister of Jamaica The Most Honourable Andrew Holness, ON, MP at the GCF Private Investment for Climate Conference Incheon, Republic of Korea October 7, 2019


Raising the Bar for Private Sector Climate Action   SALUTATIONS Incheon which is a very lovely city, I had a chance to tour briefly and I must say it is a beautiful city. The Executive Director of the GCF, Mr Glemarec Excellencies Ladies and gentlemen, I’m very pleased to be here with you this morning.   […]

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POST CABINET REPORT DRAFT For October 9, 2019


Utilization of $100m from the Land Administration and Management Programme (LAMP) Fund as Grant Funding to Support Land Titling. Cabinet has given approval for the use of J$100m from the Land Administration and Management Programme (LAMP) Fund as grant funding to support land titling for approximately 2,000 beneficiaries under the voluntary system of land registration. […]

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Government Seeking to place its Shares in JPS on Stock Market


Government Seeking to place its Shares in JPS on Stock Market

The Government will place its 19-percent stake in the Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) on the Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE). Prime Minister Andrew Holness made the revelation on Sunday (October 6) while addressing the Jamaican/Korean Association in Incheon Korea. According to Prime Minister Holness putting the Government’s shares in JPS on the stock market will […]

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Prime Minister to Make Appeal for Investment in Green Climate Funding


Prime Minister to Make Appeal for Investment in Green Climate Funding

Prime Minister Andrew Holness departed the island last night for the Green Climate Fund Private Investment for Climate Conference (GPIC) in Incheon, the Republic of Korea. The Prime Minister will deliver the keynote speech on Monday, October 7 on the matter of raising the bar for private sector climate action. Prime Minister Holness will also […]

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Intervention by Prime Minister of Jamaica the Most Hon Andrew Holness, ON, MP at the EU-UN Spotlight Initiative High Level Event: Progress and Perspectives on Eliminating Violence Against Women and Girls, UNGA, New York


Intervention by Prime Minister of Jamaica the Most Hon Andrew Holness, ON, MP at the EU-UN Spotlight Initiative High Level Event: Progress and Perspectives on Eliminating Violence Against Women and Girls, UNGA, New York

Mr. Chairman, I join others in commending the European Union for its commitment to partner with others in support of action to empower women and girls. The ‘Spotlight Initiative’ has provided impetus for global action to end gender-based violence. The EU’s substantial financial allocation to that initiative is evidence of its unquestionable commitment to that […]

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Statement by the Prime The Most Honourable Andrew Holness, Prime Minister ON, MP at the High-Level Luncheon: An Urgent Call for Countries to Partner for Climate Action


My colleague cohost Prime Minister Solberg of Norway Other Heads of State and Heads of Government present Excellencies Ladies and Gentlemen I am honoured to co-host with Prime Minister Solberg, this High-Level Luncheon, and I am grateful for your overwhelming support in response to our urgent call for countries to partner for climate action. For […]

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