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PM Simpson-Miller in Trinidad
2012-08-31 11:15:23 | (0 Comments)
Prime Minister Portia Simpson-Miller arrived in Trinidad to participate in activities marking the 50th anniversary of the country’s political independence from Britain.
Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller - file photo.
Simpson Miller is returning a visit made by her Trinidad and Tobago counterpart, Kamla Persad Bissessar, who travelled to Kingston for Jamaica’s golden jubilee celebrations on August 6
Simpson-Miller will participate in a number of celebratory activities, including the Independence Day Military Parade, the President's Toast to the Nation on the 50th anniversary of Independence, and a private luncheon hosted by the prime minister Gala.
Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago both celebrate their golden jubilee of Independence this month, having been the first two countries in the Caribbean to gain political independence from Britain in 1962, following the collapse of the West Indian Federation.
Source: The Gleaner/Power 106 News
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