Dr Tedros Adhanom paid an official visit to Jamaica on 13th June 2016 and held meeting with the Prime Minister of Jamaica, H.E. Andrew Holness, at the Prime Minister's Office. This is the first time a high-level Ethiopian government official visited Jamaica in about 50 years after the historic visit of Emperor Haile Selassie to Jamaica. During the discussion, the two sides emphasized on the importance of nurturing the historic relations between Ethiopia and Jamaica, and agreed to work together on enhancing people to people relations as well as strengthening cooperation in the areas of tourism, investment, trade and sport. During his stay, Dr Tedros Adhanom also met and exchanged views with various high-level officials of the Jamaican Government including Hon. Mike Henry, Minister of Transport and Mining, Hon. Christopher Tufton, Minister of Health and Hon. Sheila Sealy Monteith, Acting Permanent Secretary of the Jamaican Foreign Ministry.