Jamaica is to assist Costa Rica in Establishing a Local Government System.

The issue was raised during bilateral talks between of the Prime Minister Portia Simpson MillerĀ  and the Costa Rican President Luis Guillermo Solis today in San Jose.

Jamaica’s assistance will include familiarizing Costa Rican Government Officials with the Parish and Municipal Systems used here in Jamaica.

President Solis noted that Costa Rica lagged behind many other countries in the establishment of a strong Local Government system.

He said that Jamaica was seen as a country with a strong track record in this area.