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Jamaica's Lead Agency receives Royal Award

16 April 2013

Jamaica’s national coordinating body for road safety promotion, the National Road Safety Council (NRSC)has been recognised with a prestigious Prince Michael International Road Safety Award

During a visit to Jamaica The Prince was Guest of Honour and Guest Speaker at the 20th Anniversary Dinner of the National Road Safety Council on April 17th, at which the Prime Minister and Chairman of the Council, the Most Hon. Portia Simpson Miller received the award.

Congratulating the National Road Safety Council, His Royal Highness said, “In Jamaica we have seen how effective leadership and a concentrated effort by a dedicated team can make a real difference and save lives. What the NRSC has done over twenty years is impressive and serves as an example to other countries both small and large.”

Expressing her delight , Prime Minister Simpson Miller said, “We are truly grateful to His Royal Highness Prince Michael of Kent for recognising our efforts in encouraging responsible road usage in Jamaica. This award and the visit of Prince Michael to make the presentation will not only bolster the efforts of the NRSC but serve to inspire even greater levels of inter-sectoral collaboration toward achieving further reductions in road fatalities and injuries.”

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