Prime Minister Mitchell Out Of State For High-Level Meetings In Jamaica And The United States

PR – Prime Minister, Honourable Dickon Mitchell will leave the country  today to attend the 84th Conference of the People’s National Party (PNP) in Jamaica,  following which he will travel to New York to participate in the 77th Session of the United  Nations General Assembly (UNGA 77). 

Prime Minister Mitchell will deliver the Feature Address on the occasion of the PNP’s 84th  Anniversary on Thursday, September 15, in Kingston, Jamaica. The Prime Minister will  then travel on to New York on Friday, September 16, where he will begin a series of  engagements as part of the UNGA 77, that include meetings with world leaders to discuss  global issues with implications for Grenada and the small island states of the Caribbean.  Prime Minister Mitchell will be accompanied in New York by the Minister of Foreign Affairs,  Trade and Export Development, Honourable Joseph Andall, and a delegation from the  Ministry of Foreign Affairs. 

Notable engagements include Honourable Dickon Mitchell’s participation as a keynote  speaker at the United Nations Foundation’s Unlock the Future of Learning event to be  held on September 19 at the Ford Foundation in New York. The audience will include  leaders, education champions, young changemakers and activists from around the world. 

The Honourable Prime Minister is also expected to address the high-level General Debate  on Saturday, September 24. Any changes in the schedule will be communicated via the  Government Information Service. 

The delegation is scheduled to return on September 25, 2022. 

Honourable Dennis Cornwall, Minister for Infrastructure & Physical Development, Public  Utilities, Civil Aviation and Transportation, has been appointed Acting Prime Minister in  the absence of Prime Minister Mitchell.