Press Room


REMARKS: The Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Opening of Exuma Passport Office

Ladies and Gentlemen: Good Afternoon:  I fairly recently heard the story of an international visitor who visited The Bahamas for her 60th birthday celebration. Growing up in Europe, she had always heard stories about and seen pictures of the aquamarine and jade waters of the Exumas, which she described as sparkling like jewels in the sun.

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  • VIDEO: Prime Minister The Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis officially opens the satellite Passport Office Exuma.

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  • STATEMENT ON ASTRAZENECA VACCINE

    The World Health Organization (WHO) today recommended the Oxford/AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine for use worldwide by all adults, including in people over the age of 65. The National COVID-19 Vaccine Consultative Committee will continue to follow the guidelines set out by the WHO. The AstraZeneca vaccine will be administered to eligible Bahamians and residents over the

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  • Monumental shifts ahead for public financial management: Suite of fiscal legislation tabled in House of Assembly

    In keeping with its commitment to reform public finance management in The Bahamas, the Government tabled a suite of new legislation in the House of Assembly today that will usher in new levels of transparency and accountability.  The Most Honourable Prime Minister Hubert A. Minnis presented the Public Debt Management Bill, 2021, the Public Finance

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  • REMARKS: The Most Hon. Hubert A. Minnis Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Contribution to the House of Assembly

    Mr. Speaker,      Today I rise to present several signature pieces of draft legislation to this honourable house. They complete a compendium of financial and statistical legislation that is critical to the advancement of sound fiscal management and evidenced based decision making in The Bahamas.      The legislation included in the compendium are: the Public Debt Management

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