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JAMAICAN PRIME MINISTER CALLS FOR UNITY TO ADVANCE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

During the Diplomatic Week 2015, under the theme “Building Partnership for Sustainable Development”, Jamaican Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller addressed the members of the diplomatic corps recognizing that a collective response in the global spirit of international cooperation and concern for each other’s welfare will ensure that a sustainable legacy is left.

Jamaican Governmentvalues its partnership with all countries as being critical to achieve sustainable development.

In spite of the challenges, there have been some encouraging developments within the international arena, including further signs of recovery from the financial crisis and a decline in global oil prices.These developments, Simpson Miller said, call for renewed partnership between Jamaican Government and all stakeholders and with the public and private sectors.

The Prime Minister also reiterated her call for the international community to look to Jamaica as a viable place to invest, due to the gains being made under Jamaican economic reform programme. Jamaican Foreign Minister, AJ Nicholson, said Jamaica continues to place a high value on the relations it enjoys with its international partners, saying that the country's partnerships in foreign trade remained essential to the local economy.

 

The gLAWcal Team

EPSEI project

Friday, February 27, 2015

(Source: Jamaica Observer)