Sir Lester Approves of PM’s Budget

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Tuesday 12th February, 2019-Former Prime Minister and Senior statesman Sir Lester Bird has given two thumbs up to Prime Minister Gaston Browne’s Budget Presentation.

Sir Lester, speaking on the ZDK Radio today described Prime Minister Browne’s submission as outstanding, one that was comprehensive.

The former prime minister credited friendly governments, making specific reference to the government of the People’s Republic of China for aiding in Antigua and Barbuda’s development.

Sir Lester believes if the prime minister remains focused and accomplishes the goals as laid out in the budget, then his administration will continue to hold the reigns of governance.

Sir Lester Bird.

The Budget was passed in the House of Representatives and is now before the Senate for debate.