JIS News

Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Portia Simpson Miller has congratulated Jamaican Whycliffe ‘Dave’ Cameron on being elected President of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB).

The elections were held on Wednesday, March 27, in Barbados.

In a congratulatory message, the Prime Minister said Jamaica and the region expects that under his watch West Indies cricket can chart a new course of development and success.

“With our long history of excellence you now have the opportunity to build on this legacy for the greater good of the sport and cricket-loving fans around the world. I have every confidence that the process and development of West Indies cricket will benefit from your talent, passion and considerable experience,” the Prime Minister said.

And, in her congratulations, the Minister without Portfolio with responsibility for Sport, Natalie Neita Headley said “we expected no less and look forward to a successful tenure as WICB President.”

Contact: Communications Unit-OPM

Tel: 926-0244

Fax: 920-4684

Email: opm.news@opm.gov.jm