PM says she took 25 trips in two years

KINGSTON, JamaicaPrime Minister Portia Simpson-Miller revealed in Parliament Tuesday afternoon that between 2012 and 2013, she embarked on 25 trips to deal with matters relating to the country’s affairs.

The Prime Minister said she took 10 trips in 2012 and 15 in 2013 at a total J$15.15 million.

Simpson-Miller is currently outlining the various occasions on which she left the country and the costs for each trip.

She has so far mentioned attending the funeral of the late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, the inauguration of his successor Nicolas Maduro. She also mentioned attending the memorial service for Nelson Mandela where J$3.2 million was spent on the trip to South Africa.

Simpson Miller’s presentation continues.

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