Jamaica Has a New Ambassador to China

Jamaica has a new envoy to the People’s Republic of China.

The country has appointed Fay Pickersgill as the country’s new Ambassador to China, Foreign Minister AJ Nicholson announced this week.

““I believe that Mrs. Pickersgill is uniquely qualified to serve as Jamaica’s top diplomat in Beijing. In her lifetime of service, she has proven to be a strong administrator, an experienced negotiator and a tremendous team player, with highly effective communication and inter-personal skills,” Nicholson said in a statement. “I am confident that her particular brand of results-oriented and effective leadership will redound to the benefit of the strategic Jamaica-China relationship.”

She succeeds Ralph Thomas, who was reassigned to be Jamaica’s new Ambassador to the United States.

Pickersgill will assume her duties in the coming weeks, the government said.