CARICOM AMBASSADOR: IT’S BAD MANNERS TO PUT YOUR HAT ON THE TABLE

07/09/17 7 AM

The official caption follows below but what caught our eye is that the Bahamas Ambassador to CARICOM Ruben Rahming MP has placed his hat on the table.  Bad manners.  Bad form. When you don’t know, we guess you don’t know.

5 July, 2017
CARICOM 38th Regular Meeting of the Heads of Government, Grenada

Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Honourable Darren Henfield met with the Australian Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Honourable Julie Bishop during the 38th Regular Meeting of the Heads of Government of CARICOM in St George’s, Grenada. During the meeting, the Ministers discussed climate change, technical assistance and Australia’s candidacy for a non-permanent seat on the United Nations Security Council for the period 2029-2030.

One thought on “CARICOM AMBASSADOR: IT’S BAD MANNERS TO PUT YOUR HAT ON THE TABLE”

  1. Islangal says:

    f he needs training then he should hold the position of protocol officer. But looking at the photo there are several gestures here that are not proper protocol, elbows on the table, hands clasp on the table, hand under the chin, mobile devices on the table. But given the setting despite it being a meeting of officials, it’s an informal meeting. So protocol goes out the window unless otherwise noted. This is a non-bias response, by the way, it comes from working 8 years in a diplomatic mission

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