Prime Minister Andrew Holness says he’s encouraged that the decision by Kingston Wharves to expand its operating capacity could bring on stream 100 new jobs.

Mr. Holness was speaking last evening at the official opening of Kingston Wharves’ Total Logistics facility. The warehouse and logistics facility is located at Newport West in Kingston 13.

The KWL Total Logistics facility is the single largest warehouse operating within the boundaries of the Jamaican port system.

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The facility is said to be part of KWL’s programme to take advantage of developments in shipping and logistics.

Prime Minister Holness says it may augur well for the country if a significant portion of those who’ll be employed under the KWL expansion plan are males.

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Meanwhile, Prime Minister Holness said his administration is fine-tuning its strategies to ensure that its aggressive growth push ultimately benefits the poor.

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Prime Minister Holness was speaking at the official opening of Kingston Wharves’ Total Logistics facility. The Prime Minister says his administration is acutely aware that employment is the best vehicle to empower the poor and dispossessed.

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