Prime Minister Andrew Holness arrived in Philadelphia in the United States on Thursday for a number of engagements in that city, as well as in New York, where he will launch the United States leg of Jamaica 60 on Sunday.
Holness and his delegation were met on arrival at the Philadelphia International Airport by Ambassador Audrey Marks and later by Jamaica’s Honorary Consul to Philadelphia Christopher Chaplin, and Jamaica’s Consul General to New York Alsion Roach-Wilson.
While in Philadelphia, the Prime Minister will meet with the dean of schools of Nursing at the University of Pennsylvania where he will deepen relations as well as explore capacity building opportunities and programmes.
On Friday, Holness will deliver the keynote address at an investment forum put on by Jamaica Promotions Limited (JAMPRO).
On Saturday, the Prime Minister will attend the 126th staging of the Penn Relays at the Franklin Field Stadium at the University of Pennsylvania, where Jamaican high school athletes, fresh from and Boys and Girls Championship, will compete in several meets.
The Jamaican Prime Minister will also participate in an in-field presentation organised by Penn Relays to celebrate Jamaica 60.
On Sunday evening, Holness is expected to officially launch Jamaica’s 60th-anniversary celebrations in the US at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Jamaica, New York by delivering the keynote address.
Source: Jamaica Observer
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