Despite the devastating effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Government of St. Lucia remains focused on achieving the targets established under the Medium Term Development Strategy (MTDS).
A stock-take or assessment exercise was conducted with key line Ministries by the Project Management and Delivery Unit to monitor progress and actions taken to achieve the specific targets outlined in the MTDS.
The Performance Management and Delivery Unit (PMDU) in the Office of the Prime Minister, established in 2019, has the express mandate of ensuring targets established under the Medium Term Development Strategy are ultimately achieved.
Director of Performance Management Unit, Charon Gardener- Hippolyte said for the next two years the unit will be laser-focused on monitoring and achieving those targets spread across six key Ministries.
The six key result areas being focused on in the MTDS are Agriculture, Infrastructure, Tourism, Health, Education, and Citizen Security.
On August 7th the PMDU alongside the Prime Minister, conducted a Stock-take exercise of the various ministries reviewing their progress and stages of implementation in relation to their various targets.