Government Invites Private Sector for Consultations on Country’s Economy

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Updated: February 6, 2017

Financial Secretary Joseph Waight has written to the President of the Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI), Nikita Usher. The letter reads quote, “As the Government advances on the budget process for Fiscal Year 2017/2018, I hereby extend an invitation to you, the executive and membership of the BCCI to a consultation meeting with representatives of the Government of Belize…” end of quote. According to Waight, the consultation will provide an opportunity to discuss and seek the views of the private sector on the Government’s budgetary outlook with the context of the current economic conditions. The Better Business Bureau has also been invited for the meeting which is expected to take place at the Biltmore this coming Thursday at 2 o’clock in the afternoon.