Empowering people, the focus of Budget Address
Monday, April 15, 2019
by Office of the Prime Minister
PRIME MINISTER ALLEN CHASTANET WILL DELIVER THE BUDGET ADDRESS AT 5 P.M.

A major focus of the Prime Minister’s Budget Address to be delivered today, Monday April 15, will be people-centred growth and Saint Lucia’s Medium Term Development Strategy.

Prime Minister and Minister for Finance, Economic Growth, Job Creation and External Affairs, Hon. Allen Michael Chastanet, will table the Appropriation Bill 2019/2020 and deliver the Budget Address at 5 p.m.

The Prime Minister’s Address follows the debate on the Estimates of Expenditure which took place from April 10 – 11.

This afternoon, the prime minister will also review Saint Lucia’s domestic economic performance and examine the outlook for 2019.

The tabling of the Appropriation Bill 2019/2020 and the delivery of the Prime Minister’s Budget Address will be carried live on Cable TV via the National Television Network.

The public is also invited to tune in live via:

the Government of Saint Lucia Web Portal – www.govt.lc/portal-launch;

the Government of Saint Lucia Facebook Page – facebook.com/SaintLuciaGovernment

the Government of Saint Lucia YouTube Channel – youtube.com/SaintLuciaGovernment

The Budget address will also be carried live on radio wVent 93.5 and 94.7fm.

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