Ministry of International Trade to Be Featured on Working for You on Wednesday, May 08
Basseterre, St. Kitts, May 08, 2019 (SKNIS): The Ministry of International Trade will be featured on the popular government radio and television programme “Working for You” on Wednesday, May 08, 2019.
The panel will include Ms. Lyndis Harris, Trade Policy Officer at The Department of Trade; Mr. Philip Browne, Director of Industry, Commerce and NEDD (National Entrepreneurial Development Division); Mr. Delwayne Delaney, Senior Officer for SBDC (Small Business Development Centres); Mr. I-Ronn Audain, Senior Officer and Head of Metrology at St. Kitts and Nevis Bureau of Standards (SKNBS); Mr. Paul Queeley, Director of The Department of Consumer Affairs; and Mr. Devin Richardson, Project Officer at Department of Consumer Affairs.
The Ministry of International Trade comprises four distinct departments—Department of Trade, Department of Industry and Commerce, Department of Consumer Affairs and Department of St. Kitts and Nevis Bureau of Standards. The mandate of the Ministry is to facilitate international trade through the implementation of appropriate trade policies while ensuring that the benefits from participating in trade agreements and trade relations are beneficial to our people and stimulate economic growth.
The panel of six will engage its audience on several issues within the Ministry of International Trade including the CARICOM Single Market and Economy; the role of sensitizing the private sector on trade issues that affect it; the training and grooming of small businesses to prepare them for trading in goods and services, locally, regionally and internationally; the importance of ensuring that goods traded are of international standards; and day to day inspections and routine checks done with respect to protection of consumer rights, among many other issues.
Hosted by Lesroy Williams, “Working for You” offers news, views, reviews, interviews and all the happenings of the Team Unity Administration, which has pledged transparency, accountability, good governance and a fair share for all citizens of the Federation.
The programme features government officials, heads of government departments, permanent secretaries and other government officials who will provide you with timely, relevant and accurate information as it relates to the social, economic, human, political and sustainable development of St. Kitts and Nevis.
“Working for You” is carried live every Wednesday on ZIZ, WinnFM and Sugar City Rock from 1:30-3:00 pm and rebroadcast on Freedom FM and Von Radio on Thursdays from 7:30-9:00 am and 10:30-12:00pm respectively, and CBN-Radio on Sundays from 5:00-6:30 pm. The programme is also streamed live on the SKNIS Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/sknismedia/