Bush phones in support to Jamaica’s Golding

WASHINGTON DC, United States, September 17, 2007 – U.S. President George W. Bush has telephoned his continued support to new Jamaica Prime Minister, Bruce Golding.

The US President on Friday, Sept. 14th, reportedly called the new prime minister to congratulate him on his appointment and assure him of the continuation of ongoing programs of US assistance and collaboration.

Golding, according to the government information service for his part, conveyed the appreciation of the Jamaican government and people of Jamaica for the longstanding positive relationship that both countries have shared and noted that his administration would work to further improve US-Jamaica cooperation at the bilateral and multilateral levels.

The new PM was sworn in on September 11th after his Jamaica Labor Party won the September 3rd poll. The JLP has a history of receiving support from the US’ Republican Party. – Hardbeatnews.com