The Prime Minister of St Kitts and Nevis, Dr Terrance Drew, invited the public to share their suggestion on budget 2024. People can share their suggestions through the dedicated consultation platform called “Budget 2024: Community Consultations.”
This pre-budget consultation will be held for two days. The first-day consultation is scheduled to be held at the Lodge/Ottley’s Community Centre on Tuesday, 31st October. The second consultation meeting will be held on Thursday, 2nd November 2023, at
Old Road Community Centre.
Both the meetings will be held in the evening time from 6 to 8 PM at the respective places. St Kitts and Nevis is in the process of 2024 budget preparation And the prime Minister wants to know the expectations of the general public by holding these consultation meetings.
Prime Minister Terrance Drew took to social media and stated on a social media post, “ I invite you to join us for our budget 2024:Community Consultation”. The PM also stressed that Public participation holds great significance for the Government. Public participation also has a great role in deciding the shape of government policies.
The PM also emphasised that our government has the aim to improve transparency and trust-building during the budgeting process. He further added that this consultation will provide an opportunity for the public to share their valuable thoughts.
Public suggestions will shape the future course of government policies that will further bring a significant change in the future of the country. The government will do its best to enhance public participation Prime Minister added.
PM Terrance drew, while encouraging the public to participate, said that your participation will ensure your voice is heard. People should join us for transparent decision-making. Moreover, community involvement through these discussions will also guide us to make more people-centric decisions.