NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (JANUARY 16, 2015) — Senior officers of the Customs and Exercise Department on Nevis met with Premier and Minister of Finance Hon. Vance Amory and Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Finance Colin Dore for a meeting ahead of the budget preparation for 2016. The session was held at the Ministry’s conference room on June 16, 2015.
According to Assistant Comptroller Shane Hanley, the meeting was called to provide a forum for the Ministry of Finance to participate more in the department’s planning strategy, to solicit support from the Ministry of Finance for resource requirements, to encourage transparency between both entities and to highlight the department’s deliverables for 2015.
He outlined the matters that were discussed, among them the strategic objectives of the Customs and Excise Department, Customs Risk Management Policy, Voluntary Compliance, Risk Management Implementation Plan 2015 and a Divisional Work Plan.