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Phillips saddened by Hylton's death

Saturday, February 24, 2018

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Kingston, JAMAICA - Opposition Leader Dr Peter Phillips is expressing deep sorrow on the occasion of the death of former head of the Port Authority of Jamaica (PAJ) Noel Hylton.
Dr Phillips describes Mr Hylton as a giant of public service to Jamaica and a well-respected professional globally.
“Having served for many decades at the Port Authority of Jamaica, he was most instrumental in establishing the trans-shipment facilities at the port.”
“He also served as the chairman of the Police Services Commission and Air Jamaica. He served under different administrations in several capacities and was driven by intense patriotism and love for the Jamaican people.” Dr Phillips said.
“His unique administrative skills and expertise were often called upon by many locally and across the globe and this established him as a giant of shipping in the world.”
It was Mr Hylton's passion to expand the nation's port facilities and trans-shipment infrastructure and re-brand Jamaica as a major point for shipping.
“For me, it was a great honour to have worked closely with him while I was Minister of Transport and Works and later again while I was at the Ministry of National Security.” Dr Phillips said.
“Noel Hylton was my friend and colleague and more than that, he was a well-respected figure in port management and contributed significantly to the nation's development. On behalf of the People's National Party and myself, I extend condolences to his wife and family, and to his many friends and colleagues.” Dr Phillips said.

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