Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves. (IWN file photo)

Chair of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank Monetary Council, Prime Minister of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Ralph Gonsalves, will address the citizens and residents of the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) via radio and television tonight, Tuesday, April 14 on matters pertaining to the banking and financial sector.

The address will focus on the recent decisions taken by the Monetary Council that are aimed at improving the socio-economic well-being of the people of the ECCU; protecting the people’s savings; maintaining the stability of the region’s commercial banks; stimulating economic growth and strengthening the ECCU financial system.

The Monetary Council is the highest decision making body of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank. It consists of the Minister of Finance from each member country: Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, the Commonwealth of Dominica, Grenada, Montserrat, St Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia and St Vincent and the Grenadines.

Gonsalves’ address will be aired at 8 p.m. on the following stations in SVG: NBC Radio, Nice Radio, Praise FM Radio, Star Radio, WE FM Radio, IK Television, and SVG Television.