Promise of a better Jamaica
Now Jamaica’s youngest prime minister, Andrew Holness accepted the appointment with a promise to work diligently in charting the way forward for a better Jamaica. On the lawns of King’s House in front of hundreds including Members of Parliament, Government officials and representatives of the Diplomatic Corps, Prime Minister Holness gave a commitment to tackle corruption, crime and injustice, as well as, to dismantle garrisons.
The new prime minister promised to create a new political culture. He paid tribute to his predecessor Bruce Golding, praising him for the leadership he provided during his tenure.