Prime Minister Andrew Holness, has congratulated Britain’s new Prime Minister, Theresa May.

In a letter sent today, Prime Minister Holness says Jamaica and the United Kingdom have enjoyed a mutually beneficial relationship built on strong historical links and close bonds of friendship and cooperation.

The Prime Minister says he’s looking forward to the strengthening of these ties during the new UK Leader’s tenure in the interest of both our nations and their citizens.

He says that her appointment as the leader of the Conservative Party and Prime Minister is a testament to the high level of competence and commitment she has displayed throughout her years of service to the United Kingston.

He added that there is no doubt that the solid expertise which she brings to the portfolio will prove invaluable.

Prime Minister Holness noted the enormity of the assignment and wished Mrs. May every success in the discharge of her responsibilities.

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