The Governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB), Timothy N. J. Antoine continues his 2023 round of Country Outreach Missions with consultations in Antigua and Barbuda.
Governor Antoine commenced his engagements by meeting with the Honourable Prime Minister, Gaston Browne, on 12 June to discuss key issues.
The Governor and his delegation visited the ECCB’s Mentorship School, T N Kirnon Primary on 13 June where they met with staff and students.
They also conducted a tree-planting exercise at the school as part of the ECCB’s 40th Anniversary Celebration events.
Today, Governor Antoine paid a courtesy call on the Governor General’s Deputy, His Excellency Clare Roberts.
The team is also making a presentation to the Cabinet of Ministers on the ECCU’s Performance and Prospects under the theme: Repositioning for Resilience and Sustainability and is to meet with the Leader of the Opposition as well as members of the Barbuda Council that same day.
The ECCB delegation will engage with Social Partners inclusive of civil society, labour unions, churches and youth, followed by the members of the Chamber of Industry and Commerce on 15 June.
The live interview with Governor Antoine dubbed: Conversations with the ECCB Governor, will be broadcast on Thursday, 15 June from 8:00 p.m. on ABS Radio and TV and will be streamed live on the ECCB’s Facebook page and YouTube channel.
Director of News, Sports and Current Affairs, at ABS Television/Radio, Garfield Burford, will engage Governor Antoine in discussion on a range of issues.
During the broadcast, Governor Antoine will take questions from the audience.
The public is invited to call or send questions via the ECCB Connects social media platforms.
The Country Outreach Mission to Antigua and Barbuda will conclude on 16 June with engagements between the ECCB team and the Antigua and Barbuda Bankers Association, followed by a session with the media.
The ECCB delegation will also visit Barbuda as part of the Mission.
The ECCB’s delegation includes Chief Director (Policy) – Tracy Polius; Head of Advisory Services, Governor’s Office – Dr Emefa Sewordor; Country Economist – Kevin Woods; and Senior Technical Assistant, Corporate Relations Department – Marlon Bristol.
As part of his 2023 round of Country Outreach Missions, the Governor visited Saint Christopher (St Kitts) and Nevis in February-March and the Commonwealth of Dominica in May.
Check out the ECCB Connects Facebook Page to follow the Governor’s outreach in Antigua and Barbuda.
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