Trump Upbeat About Bilateral Relations with Jamaica


United States President, Donald Trump, says he looks forward to working with the Andrew Holness-led administration on bilateral and regional issues.

The President made the comment during a courtesy call paid on him by Jamaica’s Ambassador to the United States, Audrey Marks, at the Oval Office in the White House over the weekend.

During their talk, Mr. Trump and Ambassador Marks underscored the strong, longstanding relationship between Jamaica and the United States, noting the island’s contribution to American life.

Ambassador Marks said she looks forward to working with the President in the interest of both countries, highlighting the positive gains of US-Caribbean relations.

She called attention to the significant trade surplus the North American country enjoys in the Caribbean while President Trump’s push to increase US economic growth.

She also took the opportunity to invite President Trump to visit Jamaica in his official capacity.