St Kitts and Nevis: Prime Minister Terrance Drew attended the sitting of the National Assembly, Consumer Protection Bill, 2023 on October 30, 2023 on Monday.
For the sitting of the National Assembly, the color code for the wardrobe was of pink color, associating it with Breast Cancer Awareness month.
The decision regarding this pink attire was taken in support of persons affected with breast cancer.
During the debate, Lanein Blanchette, politician from St Kitts and Nevis was the speaker of the National Assembly.
While Addressing, he appreciated the MPs for the support they have given connected with this cause.
Before this, the Prime Minister Terrance Drew for the Budget 2024: Community Consultations appealed to the general public to show their involvement.
Such an involvement would help in making the country sustainable.
He added that the aim for this action is to build up transparency, trust, and strengthen decision making in the budgeting process.
This will help in fostering public confidence as well. The consultations would definitely bring the empowered sense in order to shape the nation’s future.
He highlighted that public involvement in this is of great significance for the government as it would lead towards the prosperous actions for the island, St Kitts and Nevis.
The Budget 2024: Community Consultations is organized in collaboration with the Ministry of Finance, Office of the Prime Minister and the Ministry of Sustainable Development and Investment.
This is held under the theme, “Marching Forward on the Journey to a Sustainable Island State”. The scheduled date for the meeting is October 31, 2023 between 6pm to 8pm at the Old Road Community Centre.
And, another will be held on November 2, 2023 between 6pm to 8pm at the same location, Old Road Community Centre.
The session for this will be in two ways, that is live streaming and in person so local people can participate in the decision making.
The moderator for this event will be Senior Information Officer, Ms. Sherema Matthew.
Throughout the discussion, four short presentations will be featured and the series of questions and answers from the experts and audiences.
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