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Minister Hails ICT Fair

MINISTER for the Public Service, Sustainable Development, Energy, Science and Technology, Senator James Fletcher
MINISTER for the Public Service, Sustainable Development, Energy, Science and Technology, Senator James Fletcher
MINISTER for the Public Service, Sustainable Development, Energy, Science and Technology, Senator James Fletcher

MINISTER for the Public Service, Sustainable Development, Energy, Science and Technology, Senator James Fletcher has congratulated the Caribbean Regional Communication Infrastructure Programme (CARCIP) on the success of the ICT fair recently held here.

Dr. Fletcher praised the collaborative efforts of the CARCIP and the various stakeholders who facilitated the event.

“It was an extremely well put together event. I have to thank all of the officers in the Ministry of the Public Service, Information and Broadcasting who have made it possible, and also the participants, and contributors like Digicel, Microsoft, and Google, who’ve made this event commendable, because this really gives us an opportunity to showcase to the general public what is possible with ICT,” Dr. Fletcher said.

Project Coordinator for CARCIP, Christopher Roberts attributed the success of the ICT fair to the working relationship enjoyed by the public and private sectors, and praised the much needed efforts of the stakeholders.

“This activity has also been made possible through the collaborative efforts and collaborative generosity of a number of partners such as LIME, FLOW, Digicel, and J.E. Bergasse,” Roberts said. “Without these partners, I don’t believe that it would have been as successful as it was and again this just shows that the whole ICT industry is not one of isolation or insularity but it is collaborative.”

The purpose of the fair was to increase the awareness of ICT trends and the Saint Lucia government’s efforts to facilitate a more ICT enabled economy.

1 Comment

  1. Wide smiles from the Minister for an event which overshadows the Government’s complicity in regenerating the odious C&W monopoly (a turd by any other name would stink just as much…apologies to the bard).

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