PNP to out­line plans

Daily Nation (Barbados) - - World/region -

KINGSTON – The main op­po­si­tion Peo­ple’s Na­tional Party (PNP) says it will use the up­com­ing 80th an­nual con­fer­ence to out­line its pol­icy frame­work for the de­vel­op­ment of Ja­maica if its forms the next gov­ern­ment.

“It is not a man­i­festo, it will rep­re­sent the broad out­line of the pol­icy ob­jec­tives that the party will seek to achieve when it be­comes the next gov­ern­ment,” PNP chair­man Fitz Jack­son told a news con­fer­ence yes­ter­day.

He said the party, which lost the 2016 gen­eral elec­tion by a 32-31 mar­gin, will use the Septem­ber 13 to 14 con­fer­ence to set out its pol­icy frame­work in the form of a covenant with Ja­maicans.

The con­fer­ence will be held un­der the theme The Peo­ple’s In­ter­est: Our Pas­sion, Our Pur­pose. (CMC)

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