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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs informs the general public that His Excellency Jeffrey Williams, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas to the Republic of Haiti and non – resident Ambassador to the Dominican Republic, has returned to post at The Bahamas Embassy in Pétionville, Haiti after experiencing a medical episode  the…

2 Bahamians awarded 2018/19 UK Chevening Scholarships

The British High Commissioner to the Bahamas is pleased to announce that two Bahamians have been awarded 2017-2018 Chevening Scholarships to study in the UK. The 2018-19 Chevening scholars are D’Andra Johnson and Therell Smith. Chevening Scholarships are awarded to individuals with demonstrable leadership potential who also have strong academic backgrounds. The scholarship offers full financial…

THE FEDERATION OF MALAYSIA CELEBRATES INDEPENDENCE DAY

The Government of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas extends congratulations to the Government and People of the Federation of Malaysia as they celebrate their Independence Day. Our countries have maintained friendly diplomatic relations over the last 15 years and we are confident that these relations will be further strengthened and enhanced in the years to come….

Eleven Bahamians Awarded 2018 Chinese Scholarships

NASSAU, The Bahamas – Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Jack Thompson said, on August 22, 2018, that the 11 Bahamian students receiving scholarships from the Government of the People’s Republic of China for study in that country will pursue various programmes of study, from the Bachelors to the Doctoral levels. Among those…

THE REPUBLIC OF INDONESIA CELEBRATES 73rd INDEPENDENCE DAY

The Government of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas extends its congratulations to the Government and People of Indonesia as they celebrate their Independence Day. Since establishing diplomatic ties some forty-one years ago, our countries have maintained friendly relations and we are confident that these relations will be further strengthened and enhanced as we both progress…

THE ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF PAKISTAN 71ST ANNIVERSARY OF INDEPENDENCE

The Government of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas congratulates the Islamic Republic of Pakistan on the 71st Anniversary of Independence Day marked 14th August. May the Government of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan and its People be blessed and enjoy this grand milestone.  -END-   Ministry of Foreign Affairs Commonwealth of The Bahamas Nassau, 14 August,…

His Excellency, Ellison E. Greenslade QPM, High Commissioner of The Bahamas to the United Kingdom and Ireland, elected Chair of the Executive Committee of the Board of Governor of the Commonwealth Secretariat.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs wishes to advise that His Excellency Ellison E. Greenslade QPM, High Commissioner of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas to the United Kingdom and Ireland, was elected the new Chair of the Executive Committee (ExCo) of the Board of Governors of the Commonwealth Secretariat for 2018/2019 – 2019/2020. H.E. Greenslade succeeds…

Bahamas and US Sign Amendment to Narcotics Control Agreement

  NASSAU, The Bahamas- In keeping with his government’s commitment to addressing corruption at all levels, Prime Minister, Dr. the Hon. Hubert Minnis presided over a ceremony in which the Commonwealth of The Bahamas and the United States of America pledged continued joint efforts in the fight against such practices. The Eighth Amendment to the…

REMARKS BY THE HON. DR. HUBERT A. MINNIS, MP PRIME MINISTER OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS ON THE OCCASION OF THE SIGNING OF THE 8TH AMENDMENT TO THE LETTER OF AGREEMENT ON NARCOTICS CONTROL AND LAW ENFORCEMENT BETWEEN THE GOVERNMENTS OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS AND THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.

Cabinet Ministers; Chargé d’Affaires, Stephanie Bowers; Senior Government Officials; Other Representatives of the United States Government; Ladies and Gentlemen: Good morning. I am pleased to participate in today’s signing ceremony for the 8th Amendment to the Letter of Agreement on Narcotics Control and Law Enforcement between the Commonwealth of The Bahamas and the Governments of…