Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Immigration, Brent Symonette is leading The Bahamas’ delegation to the Sixty-Fifth Session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York and is scheduled to address the General Assembly on September 28.
The Bahamas: Politics
The Government of The Bahamas has officially launched the National Prescription Drug Plan (NPDP), marking the first of phase of a programme for which 10,000 Bahamians have already registered.
The Local Government Junior Council Pilot Project is an initiative of the Department of Lands and Local Government designed to provide Bahamian youth with the means to influence the decisions that impact their lives.
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Immigration Brent Symonette will lead a delegation to Havana, Cuba to participate in the Third Caricom-Cuba Ministerial Meeting.
Renovations are expected to be completed by the end of the year on the five-storey building on East Street which will be become the new home of the Treasury Department.
The Governor General and Lady Foulkes will be out of the country from September 13 to 17, 2010, as they head to Mexico City to attend Mexico’s 200th Anniversary of Independence celebrations.
An inter-agency quarterly news magazine entitled “The Cabinet Files” was launched by the Cabinet Office under the motto “Many Players, One Team”.
The Parliamentary Registration Department is in the process of starting a Voter Registration Drive to prepare a new voters list.
Reportedly a secret $1 million poll conducted by teams of experts hired by the PLP indicates that the FNM is likely to lose 13 seats.