Lester lauds PM Browne for improving the country’s economy

Written by on January 31, 2017

Former Prime Minister and National Hero Sir Lester Bird has lauded Prime Minister Gaston Browne for his performance over last two and a half years.

Sir Lester who was speaking during the 2017 Budget Debate this morning applauded the Prime Minister for his stewardship of the country’s economy.

 He commended PM Browne for achieving a growth rate of 4.3 percent in 2016, the greatest rate of all CARICOM countries describing it as an exceptional accomplishment.

He further highlighted several other achievements of the Antigua and Barbuda Labour Party which improved Antigua and Barbuda’s economy.

Throughout the week members of the Lower House are expected to make contributions to the 1.2 billion dollar budget outlined on January 20th by Prime Minister and Minister of Finance and Corporate Governance the Hon Gaston Browne.

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