Honourable Lindsay Grant Lays 10 Years of Audited Accounts Before the Honourable House

Basseterre, St. Kitts, July 31, 2019 (SKNIS): At Tuesday’s (July 30, 2019) Sitting of National Assembly, the Honourable Lindsay Grant, Minister of Tourism, laid before the Honourable House audited accounts for the Frigate Bay Development Corporation. Worthy of note, said the minister, is that before taking office in 2015, the last account presented by the Corporation was in 2006.

“This government ran on a platform of good governance, accountability and transparency. And so, in that very vain, of accountability and transparency, I seek to lay before this House this morning certain financial statements I think it is prudent and important,” said the minister.

Minister Grant emphasized the fact that the accounts were nine years behind.

“Today I am laying in this Honourable House audited accounts for the Frigate Bay Development Cooperation for 31st December 2015 and the 31st December 2016,” he said. “So worthy of note is that we have done 10 years of audited accounts since we have been in office.”

Minister Grant also laid before the House the audited accounts of the St. Kitts Tourism Authority for the years ending December 31st, 2016 and December 31st, 2017.

“That is how this government operates,” said Minister Grant.

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