Andrew Holness appointed Prime Minister of Jamaica

Andrew Holness appointed Prime Minister of Jamaica

Thursday, March 03, 2016

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KINGSTON, Jamaica – Andrew Michael Holness, a five-term elected member of Parliament, was a short while ago appointed prime minister of Jamaica at King’s House in St Andrew.
He was sworn in by Governor-general Sir Patrick Allen.
Holness, having taken the oath of allegiance and oath of office, also signed the instrument of appointment as prime minister, much to the delight of those gathered to witness his appointment.

The standard of outgoing prime minister Portia Simpson Miller was then lowered and Holness' standard broken.


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