Antigua PM to address CDF meeting
(Barbados Nation) The Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda, Gaston Browne, will be the featured speaker at the CARICOM Development Fund’s (CDF) Seventh Annual Meeting of Contributors and Development Partners in Barbados on Tuesday.
Browne, who is also the Chairman of the CARICOM Council for Finance and Planning (COFAP), will deliver his address during the Opening Ceremony of the meeting, at the Hilton Barbados Resort.
Chairman of the CDF Board of Directors, Dr Sherwyn Williams, will also give remarks, while CEO Rodinald Soomer will present the Fund’s Annual Report for 2017.
The Barbados-based CDF was launched in 2008 as a development fund with a mandate to support “disadvantaged countries, regions and sectors” within the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) by providing grants, loans and technical assistance to assist various sectors and businesses to grow and become more competitive.
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