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Pierre To Preside Over ECCB Monetary Council Meeting – Shawn Edward To Act As PM

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Prime Minister of Saint Lucia and incumbent Chair of the Monetary Council of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) Hon. Philip J. Pierre will preside over the 104th Meeting of the Monetary Council.

The Meeting takes place on February 24, 2023 at the Sir Cecil Jacobs Auditorium Phase Building – ECCB Bank Campus in Basseterre, St. Kitts and Nevis.

The Monetary Council will receive the Governor’s Report which examines the monetary, credit and financial conditions in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) over the last year.

Prime Minister Pierre commenced his tenure as Chair of the Monetary Council on July 22, 2022. He has designed a strategic, people-focused agenda to address his priority areas of focus over the ensuing twelve (12) months of his Chairmanship.  The Chair’s priorities focus on:

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  1. Tackling Inflation
  2. Resilient and Inclusive Growth
  3. Financial Stability and Financial Inclusion
  4. Payments Modernisation and Digital Transformation

The Prime Minister will conclude his mission to St. Kitts and Nevis on February 25. Minister for Education Hon. Shawn Edward will act as Prime Minister until February 25, 2023.

SOURCE: Office of the Prime Minister. Headline photo: Stock image

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  1. Geez! I read the article to find out what was achieved since July 22, 2022, in regards to the 4 bulleted points of focus, outlined.

    As usual, nothing achieved; no positive impact reported.

    What is the point of appointing stewards in either party to manage the affairs of the state & region?


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