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  • Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness is pleased to advise that the environment portfolio is situated within the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM).
  • The Prime Minister has always expressed a keen interest in the environment and considers good and responsible environmental management and planning as critical to facilitating economic growth and sustainable development.
  • The Prime Minister has taken a proactive role where environmental management and climate change mitigation efforts are concerned by situating this important portfolio in his office.

Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness is pleased to advise that the environment portfolio is situated within the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM).

The Prime Minister has always expressed a keen interest in the environment and considers good and responsible environmental management and planning as critical to facilitating economic growth and sustainable development.

The Prime Minister has taken a proactive role where environmental management and climate change mitigation efforts are concerned by situating this important portfolio in his office.  With the environment portfolio in the OPM, it will benefit from effective planning and coordination of government activities and ensuing synergies in the land, water and housing portfolios which are also situated in that office.