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Grenada: IMF makes contribution to GBSS for school repairs

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December 12, 2005, St. George's: As part of his visit to Grenada on Friday December 9, 2005, Mr. Agustin Carstens, Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), presented a cheque of US$5,000, on behalf of the IMF Civic Programme, to the Grenada Boys Secondary School (GBSS) to assist in the repairs of the school.
In making the presentation, Mr. Carstens spoke of the damages suffered by the GBSS from hurricane Ivan and the two recent fires. He urged the principal, teachers and students to continue in their efforts of rebuilding the school and fulfilling its mission of providing a higher caliber education to young men.

Mr. Victor Ashby, principal of the GBSS, in accepting the cheque, thanked the IMF for their timely contribution and assured them that it will go a very long way in assisting the school, which presently has tremendous needs.

Witnessing the presentation were teachers and students of GBSS, representatives of the Ministries of Education and Finance, the IMF delegation and representatives of the media.

Ministry of Finance & Planning (473)435-0057