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  • Agriculture Minister, the Hon. Roger Clarke will leave the island on the week-end for the United States of America where he will undergo surgery.
  • Based on the best advice of his doctors and the nature of the operation to be performed he is expected to make a full and timely recovery.
  • The Prime Minister has assigned Labour and Social Security Minister, the Hon. Derrick Kellier to assume the duties of the Agriculture Minister.

Agriculture Minister, the Hon. Roger Clarke will leave the island on the week-end for the United States of America where he will undergo surgery and medical treatment for a back condition.

The Minister has assured Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller that based on the best advice of his doctors and the nature of the operation to be performed he is expected to make a full and timely recovery.

In the meantime, the Prime Minister has assigned Labour and Social Security Minister, the Hon. Derrick Kellier to assume the duties of the Agriculture Minister. While overseas on medical leave, Minister Clarke will maintain ongoing contact with Minister Kellier in order to ensure that there is full continuity of focus on the priorities of the Agriculture Ministry.

The Prime Minister has extended every good wish to Minister Clarke for a successful treatment and a speedy return to active duties.

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