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Public Sector Transformation Integral to Growth – PM Holness


Public Sector Transformation Integral to Growth – PM Holness

Prime Minister Andrew Holness says the transformation of the public sector is integral to maintaining a fiscally responsible path. He says there are several areas in which fiscal responsibility has to be applied and the public sector is one such area. The prime minister was speaking yesterday (September 28) at the Ground Breaking ceremony of 58HWT; […]

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Environmental Protection Critical to Sustainable Tourism – PM Holness


Environmental Protection Critical to Sustainable Tourism – PM Holness

Prime Minister Andrew Holness says the Government remains committed to environmental protection while promoting sustainable development and growth. The Prime Minister said Jamaica is taking a holistic approach to planned development, particularly in the tourism sector. “Sustainability is a core feature of Jamaica’s growth agenda; we must find the right balance so that we have […]

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Statement by the Most Honourable Andrew Holness, Prime Minister on the Jamaica National Service Corps


Statement by the Most Honourable Andrew Holness, Prime Minister on the Jamaica National Service Corps on Tuesday, September 26, 2017 INTRODUCTION Mr. Speaker, on March 21, 2017, I tabled a Bill to amend the Defence Act; to establish an arm of the Jamaica Defence Force to be known as the Jamaica National Service Corps (JNSC).  […]

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Statement to Parliament on Jamaica’s Assistance in the Aftermath of the Adverse Weather Events in the Caribbean


Statement by the Most Honourable Andrew Holness, Prime Minister to Parliament Jamaica’s Assistance in the Aftermath of the Adverse Weather Events in the Caribbean on Tuesday, September 26, 2017 Mr. Speaker, As I rise this afternoon, I reflect on the words of Prime Minister  Roosevelt Skerrit in addressing the 2017 United Nations General Assembly; “Let […]

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Increased Growth and Benefits Call for Increased Responsibility – PM Holness


Increased Growth and Benefits Call for Increased Responsibility – PM Holness

Prime Minister Andrew Holness has asserted that the country’s tourism product is poised for greater growth. However, he added that growth and benefits in the tourism industry call for increased responsibility. The Prime Minister was speaking yesterday (September 24) at the launch of the 27th staging of the Jamaica Product Exchange, JAPEX at the Montego Bay […]

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IMF Review Press Conference


Statement By Prime Minister Andrew Holness at the IMF Second Review Press Conference September 14, 2017 ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________   We’re pleased that the second review was concluded successfully and we express thanks to Dr Ramakrishnan and her team for their tremendous work in preparing for the review and diligently conducting the review. The IMF Review Team […]

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