“Thank you for this wonderful welcome” states Toni-Ann Singh at Jamaica’s national airport while addressing the press. Singh jokes about longing for a water jelly and “all in one run down” from her uncle.
Toni-Ann who is visiting Jamaica for for 4 days was accompanied by her mother Jahrine Bailey, Julia Morley, Stephen Douglas Morley, her father Bradshaw Singh and David Greenwood, the head of media and public relations for the organisation.
Singh was met earlier at the airport by Minister Grange, Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett, Delroy Williams, the Mayor of Kingston, Michael Hue, the Mayor of Morant Bay, and the Miss Jamaica World Co-franchisees, Dahlia Harris and Weston Haughton were all a part of the welcoming party as well, See more in the video below.
Singh is scheduled to participate in many public events that are planned in her honor so the Jamaicans can express their gratitude to her.
The many activities planned includes a press conference on Saturday at 10:00 am, a cultural tribute at Emancipation Park in St Andrew will follow, Toni-Ann will perform there and then she will be a guest of honor at Unruly Fest in St. Thomas, that is being hosted by Popcaan the dancehall artiste who is also from the parish.
There is also a plan for her to tour the Yallahs Square, the Morant Bay Square, the Women Center Foundation of Jamaica, do a floral tribute to her grandfather Harold Singh who was a Jamaica Labor Party Councillor and Trade Unionist.
The highlight for the visit is for Bath, St Thomas and then she will be hosted by the Mayor of Morant Bay. Prime Minister Andrew Holness will further host her at Jamaica House at a reception.
On Monday she will be calling on the Governor-General and Dr. Peter Phillips, the leader of the Opposition.