Basseterre, St. Kitts, 4th March 2015 (MyVueNews.com) – The busy schedule for new Prime Minister Dr. Timothy Harris continued when he met with representatives from the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
The IMF delegation met with the prime minister, who holds the portfolio of minister of finance, to provide him with an overview of ongoing preparations for the annual regional common policy discussions with the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) member countries.
The team also congratulated Prime Minister Harris on his election to the prime ministerial portfolio, while expressing hope that the collaborative and productive relationship between the IMF and St. Kitts and Nevis would continue.
In accepting the congratulation, the new PM noted that “t\he people have mandated us to bring shared prosperity to all, and we hope with your support and counsel, we can deliver to our people,” said Prime Minister Harris.
The focus of this year’s regional consultation will be on building a healthy financial system in the ECCU, policy options to boost growth and competitiveness, fiscal policies for growth and macroeconomic stability, as well as regional integration initiatives in these and other areas.