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ECCB Monetary Council Chair to make address tonight


The Chair of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) Monetary Council, Dr Ralph Gonsalves, will address the citizens and residents of the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) via radio and television today, Tuesday, April 14 on matters pertaining to the banking and financial sector.{{more}}

A release from the ECCB said the address will focus on the recent decisions taken by the Monetary Council, which are aimed at improving the socio-economic well-being of the people of the ECCU; protecting the people’s savings; maintaining the stability of the region’s commercial banks; stimulating economic growth and strengthening the ECCU financial system.

The Monetary Council is the highest decision making body of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank. It consists of the Minister of Finance from each member country: Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, the Commonwealth of Dominica, Grenada, Montserrat, St Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia and St Vincent and the Grenadines.

The Council chair’s address will be aired at 8 p.m. on the following stations: NBC Radio; Nice Radio; Praise FM Radio; Star Radio; WE FM Radio; IK Television and SVG Television.