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IDB names rules after ex-civil servant


GERALYN EDWARD, [email protected]

IDB names rules after ex-civil servant

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THE WORK OF ONE of Barbados’ former top civil servants has been recognised by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).

It was revealed in the House of Assembly yesterday that recently retired permanent secretary in the Investment Division in the Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs, Juanita Thorington-Powlett, has had her name affixed to rules governing how the bank disbursed project funding.

The rules are now referred to by the IDB as the Thorington-Powlett Rules.

Minister of Finance Chris Sinckler told the House of Assembly during the Estimates Debate that Thorington-Powlett had been instrumental in designing how the island unlocked vital project funds from international institutions like the IDB. (GE)

Please read the full story in today’s Daily Nation, or in the eNATION edition.

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