Cayman will play host to next year's pre-Joint Ministerial Council meeting for British Overseas territory leaders. According to a press release from the Premier's Office, the meeting will happen in July. On Tuesday (4 December) the leaders started their Joint Ministerial Council discussions in London. Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin says the JMC talks will touch on key areas. "We will address with the United Kingdom Government a whole range of issues of mutual interest and concern to both the territories and the United Kingdom," the Premier said. The leaders have also agreed to raise B.O.T/UK citizenship issues in their JMC meetings.