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Draft STI Policy to Be Placed Before Cabinet

Science, Energy and Technology Minister, Dr. the Hon. Andrew Wheatley, says the draft of the Science, Technology and Innovation (ST&I) Policy will be brought to Cabinet in two weeks for its consideration.

He said that following Cabinet’s review and approval, the policy will proceed to the Parliamentary process.

He was speaking at the opening of the two-day International Network for Government Science Advice (INGSA) Caribbean Capacity-building Workshop at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel in New Kingston on February 20.

Dr. Wheatley noted that the policy seeks to advance Jamaica’s economic, social and environmental agenda by ensuring that ST&I are integrated into public policy procedures.

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