Hundreds Benefit from Visit of Jamaican Government Agencies to UK

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  • Hundreds of Jamaican nationals in London, Birmingham and Manchester benefited from services offered by visiting Government agencies and departments, which were in the United Kingdom (UK) from November 26 to December 1.
  • During their visit, a series of successful sessions and community meetings were held to engage the Diaspora on a number of important issues.
  • More than 200 persons visited the Jamaican High Commission in London on November 26 and 27 to meet one-on-one with the representatives and access the various services.

Hundreds of Jamaican nationals in London, Birmingham and Manchester benefited from services offered by visiting Government agencies and departments, which were in the United Kingdom (UK) from November 26 to December 1.

These included the Passport, Immigration and Citizenship Agency (PICA), Registrar General’s Department (RGD), National Land Agency (NLA), Jamaica Customs Agency, Administrator General’s Department (AGD), Companies Office of Jamaica, Land Administration and Management Programme (LAMP), and the Department of Co-operatives and Friendly Societies (DCFS), which oversees the Jamaica’s Charities Authority.

During their visit, a series of successful sessions and community meetings were held to engage the Diaspora on a number of important issues.

More than 200 persons visited the Jamaican High Commission in London on November 26 and 27 to meet one-on-one with the representatives and access the various services.

On Monday, November 30, the session moved to The Drum in Birmingham, while Diaspora members in Manchester were engaged at the West Indian Sports and Social Club on December 1.

The visit of the agencies was part of the Jamaican High Commission’s ongoing programme to improve services to the Jamaican community.

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