Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley

ON THE BIG STAGE: Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley, centre, rings the Nasdaq stock market opening bell last Friday at Times Square, New York, USA. Flanking Rowley are Minister of Foreign Affairs Dennis Moses

PRIME Minister Dr Keith Rowley said yesterday his ringing of the opening trading bell at the Nasdaq stock market in New York last Friday represented the country to the world in a positive way, and when this happens, it has a positive impact on the population in the same way as when the country wins a medal at an international event.

“Our nationals in New York were ecstatic and I gather people here were pleased,” he said during a press conference at the Diplomatic Centre in St Ann’s.

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