Nevis: The Premier of Nevis- Mark Brantley outlined his plan for the expansion and development of the economy of the country. He said that sustainable tourism, food security, social protection and investment in health services and education will serve as important factors for the enhancement of the economy.
He shed light on the twelve major aspects which are substantial for the overall development and progress of the Nevis. Premier said that the Nevis Island Administration will fulfill these agendas to enhance the economy and financial sector of the country.
The first agenda of the government will be the implementation of the Sustainable Tourism of Nevis. Tourism is the major economic drive of the small island nation countries as visitors love to visit these countries for spending vacations and peaceful time.
However, the chance of the exploitation of the natural resources of these countries has increased with the arrival of huge numbers of tourists. This has led the government of Nevis to focus on sustainable tourism and make tourists enjoy their time in the country with responsibility.
The second agenda will include renewable energy and energy security. The Nevis Island Administration has been looking for ways to reduce the usage of carbon footprints, aiming to conserve energy resources.
With the reduction of carbon footprints, the cost of energy will also be decreased, and the environment will be protected. This will lead to a decrease in the unwanted pressure on the economy of the country.
Further, the third agenda will be food security, which is important for the locals of Nevis. The government has been focusing on promoting the local products of the Nevis to decrease the food imports and dependence on other countries. The next agenda will be water security, an important factor for the conservation of water.
The Nevis Island Administration is also seeking to invest substantially in health services and education. Premier Brantley said that quality healthcare and education are paramount aspects to enhance the well-being of the citizens of the nation.
Financial Services will also be included in the plan of Premier Brantley as it will enhance the lives of the citizens by increasing the employment rate. The development of the small business will be another important factor for the economic expansion.
Nevis Island Administration is looking to develop infrastrucuture which is resilient and enhance the growth of the nation. The social protection, envrionmental protection, and light manufacturing will also be included in the overall development of the nation.
The construction will also be part of the agenda of the Nevis Island Administration.