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Newly appointed CDB President Pays Courtesy Call to Finance Ministry

Shelly-Ann Weeks
Shelly-Ann Weeks

Corporate Comm. & Public Relations

MINISTRY OF FINANCE & THE PUBLIC SERVICE

PRESS RELEASE

Newly appointed CDB President Pays Courtesy Call to the Finance Ministry

The Honourable Nigel Clarke, Minister of Finance and the Public Service and President of the Caribbean Development Bank, Dr. Hyginus “Gene” Leon bumps elbows during the President’s first courtesy call to the Minister on Tuesday, August 10. Financial Secretary, Ms. Darlene Morrison (left of Minister Clarke) and Vice President (Operations) of the Caribbean Development Bank(right of President Leon) also participates in the photo opportunity.

Kingston, Jamaica: Tuesday, August 10, 2021

Newly appointed President of the Caribbean Development Bank, Dr. Hyginus “Gene” Leon paid a courtesy call to the Minister of Finance and the Public Service, the Hon. Nigel Clarke, DPhil, MP at his office this morning as part of the president’s first official visit to Jamaica.

Minister Clarke and President Leon shared spoke the strategic direction vision the Bank, including development imperatives for creating a dynamic, agile and sustainable regional economic space and initiate dialogue on the scope for strengthening the partnership between Jamaica and CDB both to advance Jamaica’s sustainable growth aspirations and leadership in regional development.

Other attendees of the meeting included Ms. Darlene Morrison, Financial Secretary and the President’s delegation Isaac Solomon, Vice President (Operations) of the Caribbean Development Bank, Ian Durant, Director, Economics Department Dorla Humes – Advisor to the President and Head of Corporate Communication.

For further information contact:

Communication & Public Relations Branch
Ministry of Finance and the Public Service
30 National Heroes Circle, Kingston 4
Tel: (876) 932-4656 / 4660 / 4655
Email: shelly-ann.weeks@mof.gov.jm / daniel.passley@mof.gov.jm
Contact: Elaine Oxamendi Vicet / Daniel Passley

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