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New Chairman Of OECS Visits The OECS Commission – A Focus On Economic Growth

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 — Growing the economies of the OECS through greater functional cooperation and ensuring greater efficiency in public spending were two priority areas raised from the recent visit on Friday 7th July to the OECS Commission by new Chairman of the OECS, Honourable Allen M. Chastanet, Prime Minister of Saint Lucia.

Prime Minister Chastanet met with the OECS Director General, Dr. Didacus Jules, staff specialists and the leadership team at his inaugural visit where he also outlined the Government’s focus on greatly improving the status of education, health care and citizen security.

Affirming the achievements and unique positioning of the Commission in driving the OECS Regional Integration process, Prime Minister Chastanet reiterated the importance of economic growth in improving the lives and well-being of citizens in all Member States.