Minnis: Govt will only take up pledges which are in our interests

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February 13, 2020

THE government will only pursue offers coming out of January’s Hurricane Dorian Pledging Conference that are in the best interests of the residents of the areas affected by the storm, Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis said on Tuesday. During his first national report for 2020, Dr Minnis stressed the government is examining what offers may be most beneficial to The Bahamas. “The offers we accept will be laid out for the Bahamian people to see,” he said. “It is essential that we promote a culture of transparency with disaster relief assistance, especially because of the questionable and corrupt practices with hurricane funds as we have seen in the past.”

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News date : 02/13/2020    Category : Hurricane, About Bahamians, Accident/Emergency, Community/Charity, Tribune Stories

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