The Ministry of Finance and Economic Management willÂ continue to engage members of the public over the next few weeks, for feedback on theÂ â€˜Economic Growth Strategy and Delivery Plan for Montserratâ€™.
During the period January 22nd to January 26th, Chief Economist in the Ministry of FinanceÂ and Economic Management, Raja Kadri, will be available to meet with any member of theÂ public who would like to discuss the strategy in detail and share their feedback. Mr. KadriÂ will be available between 8:30a.m. to 4:00p.m. to meet with any individual or group.
Individuals or groups interested in meeting with Mr. Kadri are asked to call the Ministry ofÂ Finance on 491-2777 and indicate their preferred date and time. The meetings will be heldÂ in the Conference Room, on the second floor of the Office of the Premier building.
Following these meetings, additional public consultations will be held in Salem, Brades andÂ Look Out. The dates and times for these meetings will be announced in the coming days.
In the meantime, individuals are encouraged to review the â€˜Economic Growth Strategy andÂ Delivery Plan for Montserratâ€™ which is available online.
The document is available in the publications section of the Government of MontserratÂ website. To access the document, individuals should go to www.gov.ms click on theÂ â€˜publicationsâ€™ tab, then click on â€˜Ministry of Financeâ€™ in the list provided. Once on thisÂ page, click on the pdf â€˜Growth Strategy & Delivery Plan 2017-DRAFTâ€™ to open or downloadÂ the document. Alternatively, individuals can access the document at the following linkÂ http://www.gov.ms/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/Growth- Strategy-Delivery- Plan-2017-DRAFT.pdf
A survey is also being conducted to allow individuals to share their views on the documentÂ and to provide their suggestions. Persons who decide to complete the survey should firstÂ read the â€˜Economic Growth Strategy and Delivery Planâ€™. The survey is confidential and theÂ responses cannot be linked back to any individual. To complete the survey, please go toÂ the following link:Â https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/drafteconomicstrategysurveyGOM. A clickable link to theÂ survey is also available on www.gov.ms under the â€˜Growth Strategy & Delivery Plan 2017-DRAFT.pdf.