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Mia: Focus now on performance

BARRY ALLEYNE, barryalleyne@nationnews.com

Added 15 May 2019

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Prime Minister Mia Mottley (centre) in discussion with President of the Barbados Employers' Confederation, Yvonne Hall (right) and Minister of Labour Colin Jordan at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre yesterday. (Picture by Sandy Pitt.)

BARBADOS’ ECONOMY has stabilised, and now Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley has her eyes set on transforming the country’s ability to perform.

Speaking at yesterday’s Barbados Employers’ Confederation (BEC) annual general meeting and luncheon, she said Cabinet would now focus on legislation aimed at decreasing levels of bureaucracy, and encouraging the efficient facilitation of business, which would combine to help produce growth.

Mottley told the gathering at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre that much had been done in the 11-and-a-half months since her administration took office with the economy on the verge of collapse, but much more was ahead. (BA)

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