- 29 OCT 2015
Post Cabinet Briefing Summary – Thursday 29th October, 2015
Cabinet has decided to establish an Economic Development Advisory board which shall report to the Prime Minister.
Dr. Terrance Pharrell – Chairman
Prof. Karl Theodore
Mr. David Abdullah
Ms. Allison Lewis
Mr. Trevor Lynch
Dr. Ralph Balgobin
Dr. Marlene Attzs
Two additional members are to be announced in due course.
The main purpose of the board is to develop a model of the economy that will allow for analysis of the short and long term impact of alternative policies and investment and to develop an approach for national innovation.
Cabinet was advised that the CSEC and CAPE Awards were announced and Trinidad and Tobago won seven of the nine areas of the awards.
Dimitri Pollard – Hillview College – Most Outstanding Candidate in Information Technology and Communication Technology
Yohanse Osbourne – Hillview College – Most Outstanding Candidate in Mathematics
Puja Rambaran – St. Joseph Convent, Port of Spain – Most Outstanding Candidate in Environmental Studies
Nadia Ali – Naparima Girls College – Most Outstanding Candidate in Humanities
Vasha Maharaj – Naparima Girls College – Most Outstanding Candidate in Modern Languages
Alex Navarro – Fatima College- Most Outstanding Candidate in Technical Studies
Feanna Haye – St. Augustine Girls’ High School – Most Outstanding Candidate in Natural Sciences
Saja Bascum – Bishop Anstey High School – Most Outstanding in Visual Arts 2-Dimensional Work
Angel Neptune – Bishop Anstey High School – Most Outstanding in 3 Dimensional Visual Arts 3-Dimensional Work