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Cabinet completes three days of planning consultations

Published:Friday | September 21, 2018 | 4:55 PM
Prime Minister Andrew Holness - File photo

The Cabinet, led by Prime Minister Andrew Holness, yesterday completed three days of the 2018 planning consultation process. 

The discussions were held in the context of preparation for the 2019/2020 budget.  

The Cabinet deliberated on:  

* Update on the Macro-Economic Profile for the 2018/2019 and projections for the 2019/2020 and Medium Term.

* Fiscal Sector Update (2018/2019) and projections for 2019/2020 and the Medium Term.

* Deliberations on the Strategic Priorities for the Medium Term 2019/2020 -2021/2022.

* There was also an engagement with the International Monetary Fund Mission Team which focused on Monetary Policy and Governance issues.  

The Cabinet is expected to convene another series of consultations soon to refine certain aspects of the overall Planning and Budgeting Framework for 2019/2020.  

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