FREEPORT, Grand Bahama, The Bahamas – Dr. Paulette Bethel, Bahamas Ambassador-Designate to the People’s Republic of China, paid a courtesy call on the Minister for Grand Bahama, the Hon. Ginger Moxey, on Friday, August 12. Ambassador Bethel is expected to leave Grand Bahama in the near future for her appointment in China. Also present for the courtesy call were Minister of Economic Affairs, Senator the Hon. Michael Halkitis, accompanied by his Parliamentary Secretary, Wayde Watson. Shown from left are: Mr. Watson; Ambassador Bethel; Minister Moxey; Minister Halkitis; and Melvin Seymour, Permanent Secretary, Ministry for Grand Bahama.
WASHINGTON, DC — Bahamas Ambassador to the United States, His Excellency Wendall Jones met at the Oval Office with the President of the United States, Joe Biden, recently. The President accepted the credentials of Mr. Jones earlier, but made a special effort to receive the Ambassador. In a personal letter to Mr. Jones, President Biden wrote: “I welcome Ambassador Jones as a member of the diplomatic corps in Washington and express our Government’s desire to advance our common agenda and to deepen the strong and abiding friendship between our countries.”