Burt and Simmons attend conference

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  • David Burt, the Premier, and Jamahl Simmons, the Minister of Economic Development and Tourism, at the CBC Awards Dinner (Photograph supplied)

    David Burt, the Premier, and Jamahl Simmons, the Minister of Economic Development and Tourism, at the CBC Awards Dinner (Photograph supplied)

  • Senator Kamala Harris and David Burt, the Premier (Photograph supplied)

    Senator Kamala Harris and David Burt, the Premier (Photograph supplied)

  • The Premier was the guest of US Congressman G K Butterfield at the CBCF prayer breakfast and the Phoenix Awards dinner at the Walter E Washington Convention Center (Photograph supplied)

    The Premier was the guest of US Congressman G K Butterfield at the CBCF prayer breakfast and the Phoenix Awards dinner at the Walter E Washington Convention Center (Photograph supplied)

  • David Burt, the Premier, and Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett, the delegate to the United States House of Representatives from the United States Virgin Islands's at-large congressional district (Photograph supplied)

    David Burt, the Premier, and Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett, the delegate to the United States House of Representatives from the United States Virgin Islands's at-large congressional district (Photograph supplied)

  • David Burt, the Premier, and Jamahl Simmons, the Minister of Economic Development and Tourism, with Congresswoman Robin Kelley at the CBC Prayer Breakfast (Photograph supplied)

    David Burt, the Premier, and Jamahl Simmons, the Minister of Economic Development and Tourism, with Congresswoman Robin Kelley at the CBC Prayer Breakfast (Photograph supplied)


David Burt, the Premier, and economic development and tourism minister Jamahl Simmons attended the US Congressional Black Caucus Foundation annual legislative conference at the weekend.

The two day CBCF meeting in the US capital is a major policy conference for African Americans and black people worldwide.

It was designed for legislators, concerned citizens and others to discuss economic development, civil and social justice, public health and education.

More than 9,000 people attended 70 public policy forums.

The Premier went to the CBCF prayer breakfast and the Phoenix Awards dinner at the Walter E Washington Convention Center as the guest of US Congressman G K Butterfield.

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Published Sep 24, 2017 at 6:29 pm (Updated Sep 24, 2017 at 6:29 pm)

Burt and Simmons attend conference

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