Friday 15 November, 2019

People Empowerment at center of PM’s Budget Address 2019/2020

A major focus of the Prime Minister’s Budget Address to be delivered today, Monday April 15th 2019, will be people centred growth and Saint Lucia’s Medium Term Development Strategy.

Prime Minister and Minister for Finance, Economic Growth, Job Creation and External Affairs, Honourable Allen Michael Chastanet, will table the Appropriation Bill 2019/2020 and deliver the Budget Address at 5:00 PM.

The Prime Minister’s Address follows the debate on the Estimates of Expenditure which took place from April 10th – 11th 2019.

This afternoon the Prime Minister will also review Saint Lucia’s domestic economic performance and examine the outlook for 2019.

The tabling of the Appropriation Bill 2019/2020 and the delivery of the Prime Minister’s Budget Address will be carried live on Cable TV via the National Television Network.

The public is also invited to tune in live via:

Government of Saint Lucia Web Portal – www.govt.lc/portal-launch;

Government of Saint Lucia Facebook Page – http://facebook.govt.lc;

Government of Saint Lucia YouTube Channel – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4al3A_gysYEIzAM1L2qZbg

The Budget address will also be carried live on radio wVent 93.5 & 94.7fm.

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