Saturday, 28 August 2010

JAMAICA HOUSE SPOTLIGHT: Highlights of PM Bruce Golding and team at work

Prime Minister Bruce Golding; Head of delegation of the European Union, Ambassador Marco Mazzocchi Alemanni; and Minister of Finance and the Public Service, Audley Shaw at the August 26 handing-over ceremony of J$4 billion of grant funding from the EU to support the fiscal budget and also the sugar industry at Jamaica House.


Prime Minister Bruce Golding exchanges a few words with Head of Delegation of the European Union, Ambassador Marco Mazzocchi Alemanni, at the handing over ceremony of J$4 billion of grant funding from the EU to support the fiscal budget and also the sugar industry at Jamaica House on August 26. Jamaica qualified for the grant following successful management of macroeconomic policies.


Prime Minister Bruce Golding was assured by Minister of Education, Andrew Holness, that funding necessary for schools to open on time, ready to receive students was already dispatched. Secondary schools have received 50% of their annual funding, and nutrition grants to primary schools have already been dispatched. They were participating in the Prime Minister’s radio programme Jamaica House Live on August 25.

Prime Minister Bruce Golding received a courtesy call from visiting members of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) at Jamaica House on August 26. Head of Regional Delegation Zoran Jovanovic (left) complimented the Jamaica Red Cross as being a very strong and independent organisation within the international affiliation. At centre is Vice President of the International Federation of the Red Cross and President of the Jamaica Red Cross, Jaslin Salmon.


Prime Minister Bruce Golding received a courtesy call from visiting members of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) at Jamaica House on August 26. From left: Vice President of the International Federation of the Red Cross and President of the Jamaica Red Cross, Jaslin Salmon; and Head of Regional Delegation Zoran Jovanovic.


(Photo creds: Communitcations Unit, Office of the Prime Minister)


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