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The Central Committee of Parliament will be meeting with the St. Maarten Insurance Brokers Association (SIBA) on August 11 with respect to the insurance industry.

The meeting is scheduled to take place in the General Assembly Chamber in the House of Parliament on Thursday at 2.00pm.

The SIBA will be highlighting a number of issues including providing information about the current insurance sector.

“Every stakeholder has an opportunity to meet with Parliament where they can bring forth issues that can lead to the betterment of society.

“As I stated a few weeks ago, when parliament returns from recess, it is going to be a very busy time and this is the case since August 8 and will be so for the rest of the year.

“I encourage the public to tune in to Channel 20 on St. Maarten Cable TV and they will be able to see the public sessions of parliament as it takes place. All meetings of parliament are public and broadcasted live unless otherwise indicated,” President of President Hon. Gracita Arrindell said on Tuesday.

Tuesday, 09 August 2011

The planned Central Committee of Parliament meeting, with a representative of the Netherlands Antilles Development Bank (OBNA) for Tuesday morning, has been postponed for a later date.

The meeting with the Small Business Development Foundation (SMDF) is still scheduled as planned for 2.00pm on Tuesday in the General Assembly Chamber.

Members of the Central Committee will meet with the Executive Director of the SBDF Ludwig Quenniche to discuss the foundations current affairs and projects as well as future plans.

The meeting is public and will also be carried live by St. Maarten Cable TV Channel 20.

Wednesday, 17 August 2011

The plenary session of Parliament regarding the 2011 national budget will be carried live on Sint Maarten Cable TV Channel 20 on Wednesday, June 29.

The meeting will take place in the General Assembly Chamber at 10.00am and all Ministers are scheduled to be present for the opening.

Minister of Finance Hiro Shigemoto will be the first to address Parliament. He will be followed by the following ministers, Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labour Cornelius De Weever, Minister of Education, Culture, Youth and Sports Rhoda Arrindell, Minister of Justice Roland Duncan, Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport and Telecommunications Franklin Meyers, Prime Minister/Minister of General Affairs Sarah Wescot-Williams, and Vice Prime Minister/Minister of Public Housing, Spatial Development, Environment and Public Infrastructure Theo Heyliger.

The two agenda points are incoming documents and the second national ordinance establishing the 2011 national budget for country Sint Maarten including attachments.

Tuesday, 28 June 2011

The Corporate Governance Council (CGC) will be making a presentation to the Central Committee of Parliament on Tuesday, June 28, Honourable President of Parliament Drs. Gracita Arrindell announced on Monday.

The meeting will take place in the General Assembly Chamber at 10.00am in the House of Parliament.

The CGC forwarded two documents to Parliament dated May 13 and June 7 which will be discussed on Tuesday.

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