Saturday, 12 February 2011

PM BRUCE GOLDING learns the value of energy, talks foreign aid with UK Secretary of State

SAVING ENERGY: Prime Minister Bruce Golding learns the value of bio-diesel from Marsha-Gaye Brown, Efficiency Coordinator at the Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica (PCJ), at the first PCJ energy seminar held in their auditorium in Kingston on Wednesday, February 9. The energy ministry has targeted education and health as two areas in government where energy consumption can be reduced by 15%. From left are Minister of Energy and Mining, James Robertson; PCJ Board Chairman, Parris Lyew-Ayee; and at rear is PCJ Energy Engineer, Mark Williams.

LONDON CALLING: UK Secretary of State, Andrew Mitchell (left) is seen here in discussions with Prime Minister Bruce Golding Friday morning during a courtesy call on the PM at Jamaica House. The UK, through its Department for International Development Programme (DFID), has committed £75 million (US $120 M) in development aid to the Caribbean, an increase of some 50 percent.


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