Finance Minister says budget nimble enough to respond to Coronavirus

by March 3rd, 2020

Finance Minister Dr. Nigel Clarke says the government stands ready to respond to any threat posed by the Covid-19 virus.

The Finance Minister was responding to questions during the sitting of the Standing Finance Committee this morning, (March 3) in Gordon House.

The Standing Finance Committee is going through the budget for the upcoming financial year.

The Finance Minister admitted that the budget was not crafted to bear in mind the Covid-19 virus but stated that there is space for a response.