Speeches by the Prime Minister

Address By The Most Honourable Andrew Holness ON, MP Prime Minister At the International Women’s Day Function


International Women’s Day is acknowledged, sponsored, supported and endorsed by the United Nations and the Government of Jamaica sees it as an important event on our calendar of activities that the Prime Minister’s office should convene/ bring together a representative group of the power of women in our country and it is indeed my great […]

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Address By The Most Honourable Andrew Holness ON, MP Prime Minister At the Hand-Over Ceremony of over 5000 Solar Lamps


Minister Wheatley Minister Williams Mr Phillip Paulwell representing the leader of the opposition and representing himself in his own right as member of parliament for Eats Kingston and Port royal Mrs Juliet Cuthbert-Flynn, Member of Parliament for West Rural St Andrew And of course the Most Honourable Mrs Juliet Holness, Member of Parliament in her […]

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Keynote Address By The Most Honourable Andrew Holness, ON, MP Prime Minister At the Foreshore Estate Groundbreaking Ceremony


The Most Honourable Edward  Phillip George Seaga, former Prime Minister of Jamaica and he has still maintained his sense of humour, his deep understanding of the issues that affect Jamaica and his forty-five years in political representation is well spent. Jamaica is indeed grateful for your service and we owe you a debt of gratitude. […]

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Keynote Address By The Most Honourable Andrew Holness ON, MP Prime Minister At the Development Bank of Jamaica INGNITE Ceremony


Ms Valerie Veira, Chief Executive Officer of the Jamaica Business Development Corporation Ms Lisandra Rickards, Chief Executive Officer of the Branson Centre Mrs Imega Breese-McNab, Executive Director of the Jamaica Manufacturers Association and I believe soon to be the Jamaica Manufacturers and Exporters Association which I think is an excellent move. Members of the private […]

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Address By The Most Honourable Andrew Holness, ON, MP Prime Minister Of Jamaica at The VIII Summit of The Americas Lima, Peru


Your Excellency Martin Vizcarra, President of the Republic of Peru; ·   Fellow Heads of States and Government, ·   Your Excellency Luis Almagro, Secretary-General of OAS, ·   Heads of Delegations, ·   Distinguished Ladies and Gentlemen, Buenas tardes. It is my distinct privilege to address this gathering, in this historic and beautiful city of Lima. President Vizcarra, allow me […]

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Address By The Most Honourable Andrew Holness ON, MP Prime Minister At IDB Caribbean Forum


The Jamaican society is an economy, it is still pretty much trying to transition out of an industrial based society which, we’ve never really been an industrial based society but, the age in which we exist is a transitional period into a digital age and we are struggling to find our footing for economic growth, job creation, […]

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Prime Minister Holness Declaration Of a State of Public Emergency In St Catherine North


  A state of public emergency has been declared in the St Catherine North Police Division effective Sunday March 18. These enhanced security measures through the Emergency Powers Act will last initially for fourteen [14] days. Crime and violence in particular murders have been escalating in this police division. The security forces have advised me, […]

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Address By The Most Honourable Andrew Holness ON, MP Prime Minister At The Official naming of Petrojam Limited’s Corporate Office Building As The Edward Seaga Building


 Thank you Master of Ceremonies, Ms Rosamond Brown Dr the Honourable Andrew Wheatley, Minister of Science, Energy and Technology The Member of Parliament for the area- and I’m not going to recognize you as minister today, The Honourable Desmond McKenzie- because you’re here in your capacity as Member of Parliament and one of Mr Seaga’s […]

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THRONE SPEECH 2018


We are thankful that all branches of the State can gather in this collegial fashion to hear and be guided by the legislative agenda, policies, programmes and general direction set by the Administration to secure the prosperity of the people. We once again recommit ourselves to work complementarily and earnestly to achieve the set objectives […]

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