#ThroneSpeech: Holness to assume chairmanship of CARICOM — GGThursday, February 15, 2018
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Prime Minister Andrew Holness is to assume the Chairmanship of CARICOM from 1st July to 31st December 2018.
Governor General Sir Patrick Allen made the announcement this morning in his Throne Speech at the Ceremonial Opening of Parliament at Gordon House.
He said that this will provide Jamaica with an opportunity to influence the Community's policy direction, development agenda and the regional integration process.
“Jamaica will also use the opportunity to engage with CARICOM member states on the recently tabled recommendations of the Report of the CARICOM Review Commission.”