On August 6, President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev congratulated the Governor-General of Jamaica, Sir Patrick Linton Allen, on Independence Day, the presidential press service reported.
Independence is a public holiday in Jamaica observed on August 6. If August 6 falls on a Sunday, Independence Day will be observed as a public holiday on Monday August 7.
This holiday is the National Day of Jamaica and celebrates independence from the United Kingdom on this day in 1962.
For information, Uzbekistan established diplomatic relations with Jamaica on August 8, 1996 by signing a Joint Communiqué in New York.