Government to strengthen financial accountability and efficiency during new legislative year; PIOJ to finalise plans for second phase of pilot project on climate resilience and 466 million dollars allocated to construct new classrooms for secondary schools.
Government to provide additional housing solutions in Downtown Kingston; Water shortages to be alleviated in St. Catherine and Clarendon communities; and temporary accommodations for the homeless to be constructed.
Finance Minister welcomes growth report for the last quarter, Justice Sector to get special attention during upcoming fiscal year, and Debate on the Occupational Safety and Health OSH Bill begins in the House of Representatives.
National Identification and Registration Regulations to be tabled in Parliament by September, more programmes targeting unattached youth to come on stream this year and government investing 6 million dollars to improve student attendance.
Finance Minister tables 700 billion dollar estimates of expenditure, Crime Prevention High Priority for 2018/19 fiscal year and significant allocation to fight Frosty Pod Rot Cocoa Disease in 2018/19 budget
Work advanced in selecting country’s Third City; public warned about unscrupulous persons posing as employees of the transport authority; and over two hundred Jamaicans complete training under Jamaica National Service Corps.
Special Early Retirement Programme to step up efficiency in public sector; Registration open for tourism linkages network speed-networking event; and Government takes steps to bolster onion production.
Government exploring private partnerships to improve health care; Factories Corporation of Jamaica to Provide 830,000 Sq. Ft. of BPO Space; and Transport Authority accepting applications for PPV and commercial carrier licences.