PM promise to assist elderly in Dominica

first_imgPrime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit. (File photo)The purchase of a mini bus, the employment of a field officer and an annual subvention of three thousand dollars for special activities are among promises made by government to the Dominica National Council on Aging (DCOA).Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit says government will also seek to address other issues affecting the elderly population in Dominica.The prime minister and Social Services Minister Gloria Shillingford were among attendees at an event organized by the Dominica Council on Aging in Colihaut on Sunday.Public Relations Officer of the Dominica Council on Aging Philip Pierre-Louis said the prime minister also promised to pay the rent for a more presentable office space as well as its furnishing.“He also informed the participants that he would like to meet with the board of the DCOA no later than Tuesday to discuss the pressing needs of the organization and the elderly of Dominica,” he said.Dominica Vibes News Sharing is caring! 55 Views   no discussions Share Sharecenter_img Share Tweet LocalNews PM promise to assist elderly in Dominica by: – December 12, 2011last_img

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