Prime Minister To Attend State Funeral For Former Jamaican Prime Minister, Edward Seaga On Sunday

Prime Minister, Dr. The Right Honorable Keith Mitchell left the state today to attend the state funeral for former Prime Minister of Jamaica, the late Edward Seaga.

Dr. Mitchell will be will be among persons delivering tributes when Mr. Seaga is laid to rest on Sunday, June 23, 2019.

The Prime Minister will be joined by Dr. Francis Alexis, who in 1984 was the leader of the Grenada Democratic Movement, which merged with two other parties to form the New National Party. The late Mr.Seaga, who was Prime Minister at the time, is recognised for sharing valuable insight and guidance which was useful in the NNP’s formation.

In the absence of Dr. Mitchell, Honourable Emmalin Pierre has been appointed Acting Prime Minister. Honourable Pierre will act in the position until Sunday night when Dr. Mitchell returns to the state.