Over the next two weeks, the Board and Management of the National Cultural Foundation (NCF) will meet with various stakeholders to get their feedback on how this year’s Crop Over Festival could be enhanced.
Minister of Agriculture, Food, Fisheries, Industry and Small Business Development, Dr. David Estwick, has been outlining some of the priority areas for his ministry for the coming year.
Prime Minister Freundel Stuart (right), in discussion with newly appointed Swedish Ambassador to Barbados, Mr. Claes Hammer (2nd from left), during a courtesy call at his Government Headquarters office last Friday. Also pictured is Sweden’s Honorary Consul Titti Kerr-Axelsson.
The cordial relations that exist between Barbados and Sweden will continue.
Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs, Christopher Sinckler, heads a delegation this weekend to participate in a series of investment meetings in London and New York, from January 31, to February 3.
The Barbados Drug Service (BDS) is putting plans in place to ensure that come April 1, when amendments to the Barbados National Drug Formulary and the introduction of a dispensing fee in the private sector pharmacies take effect, public pharmacies will be ready.
Technical vocational training is not just for persons who have not excelled academically and Barbadians need to stop seeing it as such.
Prime Minister Freundel Stuart, (at lectern) is pictured as he addressed??at the 185th Anniversary luncheon of the Barbados Chamber of Commerce and Industry(BCCCI), at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre. Also pictured are (left to right)??President Andy Armstrong and Senior Vice President Lalu Vaswani.
There are ongoing plans to improve the public sector and the matter is receiving the attention of Government.
The Ministry of Health has advised the public that some of its polyclinics will be closing at 2:00 p.m. from Tuesday, February 1, to Friday, February 11. The closure is to facilitate sensitisation sessions being conducted by the Barbados Drug Service.
The Rural Development Commission (RDC), will host a Town Hall Meeting for its clients who are interested in participating in this year’s Agrofest.
Prime Minister Freundel Stuart, (at lectern) is pictured as he addressed?? a cross section of business executives at the 185th Anniversary luncheon of the Barbados Chamber of Commerce and Industry(BCCCI), at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre. Also pictured are (left to right) Executive Director of the BCCI Lisa Gale, President Andy Armstrong and Senior Vice President Lalu Vaswani.
Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has promised to examine the operations of the Town and Country Development Planning Office.