Governor General to deliver Throne Speech Wednesday

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Basseterre, 7th July 2020 (MyVue– The major plans and programs to be pursued by the newly re-elected Government of St. Kitts & Nevis, will be revealed on Wednesday, when the country’s Head of State, presents the traditional Throne Speech.

Another main feature of the sitting will be the formal nomination and election of the Speaker and Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly.

In addition, the lone appointed senator from the opposition benches will also be revealed.

This will come as the first sitting of the new term of the National Assembly, is convened, following last month’s election.

Governor General, Sir Tapley Seaton, is expected to outline the plans of the administration, as it attempts to deliver on its promise of Stronger, Safer Future, a theme, used by the coalition of parties, that worked together during the campaign, as Team Unity.

While outlining the Government’s agenda and focus for the upcoming session, Sir Tapley is also likely to highlight new policies or pieces of legislation to be contemplated to advance the Good Governance Agenda, that remains a central pillar of the PAM-CCM-PLP- coalition.

Wednesday’s parliamentary meeting will be held in temporary facilities at the Ballroom of the St. Kitts Marriott Hotel, in Frigate, which provide more space, to facilitate greater COVID-19 driven social distancing.

The proceedings on Wednesday, (8th July, 2020), will be carried live on various media platforms, including MyVue, which will take a live feed from the government owned, broadcasting system, ZIZ Television, starting at 10:00 a.m.

Seating arrangements for tomorrow’s National Assembly
Seating arrangements for tomorrow’s National Assembly
Seating arrangements for tomorrow’s National Assembly

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