June 17, 2022
PRIME Minister Philip “Brave” Davis. (File photo)
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WHILE tabling the 2022 Fiscal Strategy Report (FSR) in Parliament yesterday, Prime Minister Phillip Davis said his administration’s plan to restore the country’s fiscal health is working and already “bearing fruit.”
PRIME Minister Phillip “Brave” Davis said his administration is pleased with its performance in office so far, but also acknowledged that there is still much more work to be done.
A draft Cabinet paper seemingly prepared for the Prime Minister advised that Bahamians could enjoy a further $22m in savings if trades were executed to continue Bahamas Power & Light’s (BPL) fuel hedging at discounted prices.
PRIME Minister Philip ‘Brave’ Davis said he was “disappointed” to learn of some of the actions that retailers could take in response to new control measures.
PRESS Secretary Clint Watson confirmed a meeting with retailers and Prime Minister Philip “Brave” Davis will take place next week.
PRIME Minister Philip “Brave” Davis says his goal is to reduce the country’s debt to gross domestic product ratio from 82 percent to at least 50 percent by the end of this term.
THE government is moving ahead with its plans to harness renewable energy and has formed partnerships with two international entities to enhance infrastructural development to advance the country’s energy reform goals, according to Prime Minister Phillip “Brave” Davis yesterday.
PRIME Minister Philip “Brave” Davis maintains that fixing citizenship issues remains on his administration’s legislative agenda.
PRIME Minister Phillip “Brave” Davis revealed yesterday that stabilising the country’s finances and bringing economic relief to Bahamians will be key priorities for his administration for the remainder of year.
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“WE’VE clearly run out of time.” When Matt Aubry, the executive director of the Organisation for Responsible Governance (ORG), gave his assessment of the state of the National Insurance Board’s funds, he was right – but he was only reflecting what everyone else knows.
PRIME Minister Phillip “Brave” Davis said yesterday the country’s unemployment rate is now below 20 percent, a major decrease from that of the pandemic, which he estimated at around 45 per cent.