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  • The Jamaica Customs Agency (JCA) has renovated and upgraded several sections of its head office at Newport East in Kingston, at a cost of just over $31 million.
  • The work included the construction of a Transport and Property Services Unit, refurbishing of the canteen and paving of the driveway.
  • State Minister for Finance and the Public Service, Hon. Rudyard Spencer, formally opened the facilities on September 30.

The Jamaica Customs Agency (JCA) has renovated and upgraded several sections of its head office at Newport East in Kingston, at a cost of just over $31 million.

The work included the construction of a Transport and Property Services Unit, refurbishing of the canteen and paving of the driveway.

State Minister for Finance and the Public Service, Hon. Rudyard Spencer, formally opened the facilities on September 30.

In his remarks, Mr. Spencer welcomed the renovations, which he said will enhance the employees’ work environment.

He commended JCA Chief Executive Officer and Commissioner of Customs, Major (Ret’d) Richard Reese, for initiating the work, adding that this will ensure that the staff operate in an environment that “caters to their well-being, thus allowing them to perform their jobs more efficiently and effectively”.

“You, the team members of Jamaica Customs, are the most valuable asset to the agency. Therefore, your comfort and ensuring that you are adequately equipped to execute your duties is a very important component to any level of success,” the State Minister said.

In his remarks, Major Reese said he is pleased to have been able to contribute to the enhancement of the staff’s well-being.