Cameron Looking Forward to Ja Visit – High Commissioner


The British High Commissioner to Jamaica, David Fitton says Prime Minister David Cameron is looking forward to what’s being described as an extremely important visit to Jamaica.

The UK Prime Minister is scheduled to arrive in the island tomorrow.

High Commissioner Fitton is describing David Cameron’s pending arrival in Jamaica as an extremely important visit.

The UK’s Chief Diplomat in Jamaica says he cannot provide details about the agenda items.

A statement today from Jamaica House said Cameron is to have bilateral talks with Prime Minister Simpson Miller.

It’s understood that Education Minister Ronald Thwaites, Justice Minister, Senator Mark Golding and National Security Minister, Peter Bunting, will sit in on those talks.

Issues concerning the economy, education and national security are to be discussed

On Wednesday morning, Prime Minister Cameron, is to make a presentation to the 84 members of both houses of parliament, at a special sitting set to begin at 8:25 at Gordon House.

Before that Cameron is to take part in a ceremony at Heroes Park in honour of soldiers of World Wars one and two.

State Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Arnaldo Brown says all’s in place for the arrival of the UK Prime Minister and Leader of the Conservative Party in Britain.

In 2001 former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair visited Jamaica under the PJ Patterson administration.

Meanwhile, OPM has confirmed that the Prime Minister of Japan, Shinzo Abe will visit Jamaica on Wednesday and depart on Thursday.

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