Several departments within the Ministry of Finance received IT equipment today. Funding for the Public Finance Management Program came from the eleventh European Development Fund. It provided one hundred devices including laptop and desktop computers, servers, and scanners worth one hundred thousand U.S. dollars. Aniceto (ah-ni-seh-to) Rodriguez, Head of Cooperation of the European Union (EU) to Belize, Jamaica and the Bahamas presented the donation today to Financial Secretary, Joseph Waight. A release issued today adds that technical assistance under the EU programme will finance workshops and seminars to strengthen the ministry departments’ capacities using the new IT equipment.