The Office of the Prime Minister informs the public that the Prime Minister Hon. John Briceño departed the country on Tuesday, January 12, 2021.

During the Prime Minister’s absence, Hon. Cordel Hyde, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Natural Resources, Petroleum and Mining, will act as Prime Minister and Minister of Finance and Economic Development.

The Prime Minister is expected to return to the country on Sunday, January 17, 2021.