Business View Caribbean | November 2019

3 BUSINESS VIEW CARIBBEAN NOVEMBER 2019 O p e n i n g L i n e s N O V E M B E R 2 0 1 9 M inister of Science, Energy and Technology, Fayval Williams, says the Government is working to develop the energy sector and infrastructure to enable young persons to secure jobs in the field after obtaining the requisite training and experience. “As Energy Minister, I am passionate about our youth and providing them with opportunities so that they can achieve their full potential; and I believe that the area of energy is a good place for them to excel,” she said. JAMAICA GOVERNMENT EXPANDING ENERGY SECTOR TO GENERATE MORE JOBS The Minister was speaking at the official launch of the Jamaica Public Service (JPS)/Marubeni Power International Innovation Lab (iLab) at JPS’s head office in New Kingston, recently. Williams noted that with renewable energy sources and other options, such as liquefied natural gas (LNG), becoming more widely incorporated in Jamaica’s energy mix, greater employment opportunities will be provided for the youth. “The energy sector is where all the areas of science, technology,