Mourned: Late Health Minister Nelson Bascome. *File photo
Mourned: Late Health Minister Nelson Bascome. *File photo
The funeral of Nelson Bascome will be held on Thursday, the Cabinet ­Office revealed yesterday.

The Minister of Health passed away earlier this week during a trip to the United States.

The funeral service for Mr. Bascome will be held at 2pm at the Cathedral of the Most Holy Trinity.

Government has also ­announced that in his ­honour, there will be a joint sitting of the Legislature (House of Assembly and Senate) on Wednesday in the House of Assembly from 10am to 12pm.

Members of Parliament and Senators can pay ­tribute to Mr. Bascome's memory.

 All Government flags will continue to be flown at half-mast until Thursday.

Members of the public can sign a condolence book at the Cabinet Office ­between 8.30 am and 5.30pm until Wednesday. 

An announcement of the public viewing and funeral procession route is still to be announced.