On Tomorrow’s Leadership Matters, PM Harris Will Be Joined By The Hon. Alexis Jeffers, Minister Of Agriculture, Fisheries And Marine Resources

Basseterre, St. Kitts,  September 15th, 2020 (Press Secretary in the Office of the Prime Minister)

The St. Kitts-Nevis Government’s widely watched Leadership Matters virtual forum series will air tomorrow, Tuesday, September 15th, 2020, with Prime Minister Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris headlining its 20th installment on ZIZ TV (Channel 5 or https://zizonline.com/tv/channel-5/) from 8:00pm to 10:00pm.

Joining the Honourable Prime Minister on the panel and answering audience questions will be Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Marine Resources, the Honourable Alexis Jeffers and Director of Marine Resources, Mr. Marc Williams.

The focus of discussion tomorrow night will be the role of agriculture in nation building.

The Federal Government’s $120 million COVID-19 stimulus package is dedicating $10 million to boost production in the agriculture sector. Prime Minister Harris’ Administration is assisting farmers with financial grants, free seeds and seedlings, and has also set aside additional lands to be devoted to food production. Additionally, the Government has waived water consumption payments by farmers for April to September 2020.

The call-in numbers for Leadership Matters are 1(869) 466-2666, 662-8674, 767-4765 and 1(239) 645-4500. Questions can also be sent via WhatsApp to (869) 661-5683.

The wildly popular Leadership Matters virtual forum simulcasts on ZIZ Radio (95.9, 96.1, 96.3, 96.9 FM or https://zizonline.com/radio/live/), Freedom (106.5) FM, Sugar City (90.3) FM, VON Radio (860 AM or 93.7 FM) and WINN (98.9) FM, and is also streamed live on social media platforms including the Facebook and YouTube pages of the St. Kitts and Nevis Information Service (SKNIS).

In addition to ZIZ TV, ZIZ Radio and www.zizonline.com, ZIZ’s audience can access Leadership Matters – which is a runaway success on social media – on ZIZ’s Facebook and YouTube pages, ZIZ’s Amazon Fire Stick App and the ZIZ News App (available online at the Apple App Store and Google Play Store).

Over the coming weeks, Leadership Matters will focus on the big stories and issues in the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis with the intention of explaining the programs and policies that inform them. Leadership Matters will also show how leadership in practice is helping to transform the nation and people’s lives.

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