Premier Craig Cannonier. *File photo
Premier Craig Cannonier. *File photo

The Cabinet Office has announced that Premier Craig Cannonier will attend a series of meetings in Gibraltar this week with leaders from the Overseas Territories in preparation for a Joint Ministerial Council [JMC] meeting, which will be held in London in November.

The invitation to attend the meeting came at the requested and expense of the Chief Minister of Gibraltar, Fabian Picardo MP.

Premier Cannonier said in a press release: “The meetings are important to attend as leaders of the Overseas Territories will meet to set the agenda regarding global and domestic issues of commonality within the JMC by working in partnership with UK Ministers at Whitehall.”

As President of the Political Council of the United Kingdom Overseas Territories Association, Premier Cannonier will also convene a meeting for its members while in Gibraltar.

Accompanying the Premier to the meetings will be Kimberley Durrant, UK Representative from the Government of Bermuda’s, London Office.