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PM HARRIS, THE FINANCIAL SECRETARY AND THE SOCIAL SECURITY CEO TO PROVIDE UPDATE ON IMPLEMENTATION OF COVID-19 STIMULUS PACKAGE ON LEADERSHIP MATTERS

Published  30th June 2020

Buckie Got It, St. Kitts and Nevis News Source

Link to Press Release:

https://mcusercontent.com/bb7c8b2d02cf287e7132078a2/files/d2bb731b-ce4b-4969-a0b9-04b129c10ecd/LEADERSHIP_MATTERS_DISCUSSES_COVID_19_STIMULUS_PACKAGE_TONIGHT.pdf

PM HARRIS, THE FINANCIAL SECRETARY AND THE SOCIAL SECURITY CEO TO PROVIDE UPDATE ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE COVID-19 STIMULUS PACKAGE ON LEADERSHIP MATTERS

June 30th, 2020

The St. Kitts-Nevis Government’s widely watched Leadership Matters virtual forum series will air tonight with Prime Minister Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris headlining its 10th installment on ZIZ TV (Channel 5 or https://zizonline.com/tv/channel-5/) from 8:00pm to 10:00pm.

Prime Minister Harris, who serves as Minister of Finance, will focus on his administration’s work in helping impacted businesses and employees during the COVID-19 economic downturn specifically by providing an update on the implementation of the stimulus package, which is valued at approximately $120 million.

Joining the Prime Minister on the panel and answering audience questions will be the Financial Secretary in the Government of St. Kitts and Nevis, Mrs. Hilary Hazel; Deputy Financial Secretary, Mrs. Sylvia Manning-Gumbs, and CEO of the Social Security Board, Mr. Antonio Maynard.

The call-in numbers for Leadership Matters are 1(869) 466-2666, 662-8674, 767-4765 and 1(239) 645-4500.  Questions can also be sent via WhatsApp to (869) 661-5683.

The wildly popular Leadership Matters virtual forum simulcasts on ZIZ Radio (95.9, 96.1, 96.3, 96.9 FM or https://zizonline.com/radio/live/), Freedom (106.5) FM, Sugar City (90.3) FM, VON Radio (860 AM or 93.7 FM) and WINN (98.9) FM, and is also streamed live on social media platforms including the Facebook and YouTube pages of the St. Kitts and Nevis Information Service (SKNIS).

In addition to ZIZ TV, ZIZ Radio and www.zizonline.com, ZIZ’s audience can access Leadership Matters – which is a runaway success on social media – on ZIZ’s Facebook and YouTube pages, ZIZ’s Amazon Fire Stick App and the ZIZ News App (available online at the Apple App Store and Google Play Store).

The phenomenally successful Leadership Matters went on hiatus in the run-up to the election of Friday, June 5th after having aired for eight consecutive weeks from Tuesday, March 24th to Tuesday, May 12th.  Last Tuesday, June 23rdLeadership Matters resumed with its ninth episode, earning a ratings bonanza across ZIZ’s Facebook and YouTube pages as more than 12,000 people logged onto those two social media platforms to watch it live.    

Over the coming weeks, Leadership Matters will focus on the big stories and issues in the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis with the intention of explaining the programs and policies that inform them.  Leadership Matters will also show how leadership in practice is helping to transform the nation and people’s lives. 

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