Friday, 26 November 2010

JAMAICA HOUSE SPOTLIGHT: Out and About with PM Bruce Golding

Chairman of the National Housing Trust (NHT) Howard Mitchell (left), gives advice to a contributor who is seeking a home improvement loan as Prime Minister Bruce Golding listens. Mitchell was participating in the Wednesday, November 24 edition of the Prime Minister’s radio call in programme, Jamaica House Live, where the focus was on the new initiatives of the National Housing Trust. At far right is Managing Director of the NHT Cecile Watson.

Prime Minister Bruce Golding received a courtesy call from representatives of the Young Entrepreneurs Association (YEA) at Jamaica House on Wednesday, as part of the YEA’s National Entrepreneurship Week. The Prime Minister called on the group to assist government in helping to understand the challenges that would prevent young people from going into business. He noted that government is aware that it has a lot more to do in terms of putting in the institutional framework, establishing policies, removing the bureaucracies and providing venture capital and other credit facilities. Photo shows PM Golding greeting the President of the YEA, Stephen Spence.

The resident representative of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Minh Pham, greets Prime Minister Bruce Golding on arrival for the launch of the Human Development Report 2010 (20th anniversary edition) and the Jamaica Survey of Living Conditions 2008-2009, at the Jamaica Conference Centre in Kingston on Tuesday morning. The survey is the result of a partnership between the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the Planning Institute of Jamaica and the Statistical Institute of Jamaica.

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