Latest News

PSOJ welcomes bipartisan talks on national anti-crime strategy

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Print this page Email A Friend!


KINGSTON, Jamaica— The Private Sector Organization of Jamaica (PSOJ), today, expressed its satisfaction with the Government's “bipartisan and multi sector approach to tackle the critical matter of crime and violence”.

PSOJ has been advocating for a national consensus to be developed involving the Government of Jamaica, Opposition and Civil Society.

The organisation's statement comes after yesterday's announcement in Parliament that Prime Minister Andrew Holness and Leader of the Opposition Peter Phillips have begun discussions on cooperation a national anti-crime strategy.

Holness said he and the Phillips had been facilitated by a civil society group, which he did not name, to start work towards the agreement.

The PSOJ said it is optimistic and hopeful that the summit will lead to an agreement and provide practical solutions for Jamaica's crime strategy that will resonate with all Jamaicans.


Now you can read the Jamaica Observer ePaper anytime, anywhere. The Jamaica Observer ePaper is available to you at home or at work, and is the same edition as the printed copy available at http://bit.ly/epaperlive


ADVERTISEMENT




POST A COMMENT

HOUSE RULES

1. We welcome reader comments on the top stories of the day. Some comments may be republished on the website or in the newspaper � email addresses will not be published.

2. Please understand that comments are moderated and it is not always possible to publish all that have been submitted. We will, however, try to publish comments that are representative of all received.

3. We ask that comments are civil and free of libellous or hateful material. Also please stick to the topic under discussion.

4. Please do not write in block capitals since this makes your comment hard to read.

5. Please don't use the comments to advertise. However, our advertising department can be more than accommodating if emailed: advertising@jamaicaobserver.com.

6. If readers wish to report offensive comments, suggest a correction or share a story then please email: community@jamaicaobserver.com.

7. Lastly, read our Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy



comments powered by Disqus
ADVERTISEMENT

Poll

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT

Today's Cartoon

Click image to view full size editorial cartoon
ADVERTISEMENT