9 months agoBayern Munich chief Salihamidzic confirms talks for Atletico Madrid defender Lucas

first_imgTagsTransfersAbout the authorCarlos VolcanoShare the loveHave your say Bayern Munich chief Salihamidzic confirms talks for Atletico Madrid defender Lucasby Carlos Volcano9 months agoSend to a friendShare the loveBayern Munich chief Hasan Salihamidzic has confirmed interest in Atletico Madrid defender Lucas Hernandez.Bayern are prepared to meet Lucas’ buyout clause to the tune of €85m.However, Salihamidzic says any deal won’t happen until the end of the season.”We have already had conversations and there will be more,” he confirmed. “But him arriving in the winter is not realistic.” last_img read more

Jamaica Hosts Three-Day RBM System Seminar

first_imgStory Highlights A three-day sensitisation seminar on the CARICOM Results Based Management (RBM) System will be held in Jamaica from August 14 to 16.The seminar opens at 9:00 a.m. at the Office of the Prime Minister, 1 Devon Road, Kingston 10, where a discussion will be held with Permanent Secretaries of the Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs).Cabinet Secretary, Office of the Cabinet, Ambassador Douglas Saunders, and Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Ambassador Marcia Gilbert-Roberts, will bring opening remarks.On Wednesday, August 15, there will be a meeting with Parliamentarians at the Houses of Parliament, Gordon House, 81 Duke Street, Kingston, beginning at 1:30 p.m. Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Senator the Hon. Kamina Johnson Smith, will address the meeting.On the same day at 10:00 a.m., Senator Johnson Smith will speak at a CARICOM RBM Seminar Press Briefing at the Ministry, 21 Dominica Drive, in New Kingston. Resource persons at the seminar will include representatives of the Policy and Planning and the Caribbean and Americas Departments of the Foreign Affairs Department, the Office of the Cabinet and the Ministry of Finance and the Public Service.The seminar, to be convened in all member states on different dates, was coined at the 35th Meeting of the Conference of the Heads of Government in Antigua and Barbuda in 2014. It aims to inform a wide variety of CARICOM’s stakeholders of the shift towards RBM.Participants will include Parliamentarians, Senior Government officials as well as representatives of civil society and non-governmental organisations, and International Development Partners.Deputy Secretary General of the CARICOM Secretariat, Ambassador Manorma P. Soeknandan, along with a delegation, will be visiting Jamaica to participate in the seminar.Additionally, the Ambassador is scheduled to make a number of media appearances over the three-day period.The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade indicates that the CARICOM Secretariat “is tasked with the responsibility of establishing a planning, monitoring, evaluation, and reporting system that is based on the principles of Results Based Management.”“The CARICOM Gender-sensitive RBM System will serve as a mechanism that will facilitate improvements in the implementation of programmes by way of better communication, more realistic project schedules, useful evaluation results and enhanced accountability and transparency at all levels,” the Ministry states. Cabinet Secretary, Office of the Cabinet, Ambassador Douglas Saunders, and Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Ambassador Marcia Gilbert-Roberts, will bring opening remarks. The seminar opens at 9:00 a.m. at the Office of the Prime Minister, 1 Devon Road, Kingston 10, where a discussion will be held with Permanent Secretaries of the Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs). A three-day sensitisation seminar on the CARICOM Results Based Management (RBM) System will be held in Jamaica from August 14 to 16.last_img read more

Fort St John Capital Budget

first_imgFORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – At the recent Regular Council Meeting on January 28, 2019, Council, provided a first reading of the 5-year Financial Plan Bylaw and approved the Capital Budget only in principle to apply for Peace River Agreement Funding. There are still a few more steps until it is officially approved.In 2019, the capital budget includes four-laning of 100 street up to Northern Lights College for $5.9 million, $5.5 million for renovations at Centennial Park, $2.8 million for the new RCMP building with more money budgeted for that project in 2020 and 2021.  The list of projects in 2019 also includes a fire training centre for $1.5 million and sewage lift station upgrades worth $4 million.The City has budgeted $255.8 million for capital projects over the next five years that are funded by sources such as; Peace River AgreementReservesLong Term BorrowingGrantsCurrent Year SurplusContributions by othersThese monies then become funding for infrastructure under the titles;Transportation, Roads, SidewalksFacilities, Buildings, ParksWater, SewerEquipment, Fleet, Machinery, ITStudies, Plans, ProjectsThe Budget also showed that the City has $70.7 million in reserves for both its capital and operating budgets, and has a current debt capacity available of $76.6 million, with a debt servicing capacity of $14.1 million per year.For more details CLICK HERE or view the below slide showlast_img read more

Rabat Conference Calls For Creation Of Regional Training Center for Border…

first_imgRabat  –  The countries taking part in the 2nd Regional Ministerial Conference on Border Security, which kicked off Thursday in Rabat, agreed to establish a regional center for training officers in charge of border security in the states of the region. According to the Rabat Declaration, the center aims to capitalize on the expertise of other countries and partners.The participating countries agreed to accelerate the setting up of a secretariat within the framework of the Tripoli Plan of Action and the Declaration of Rabat. Libya will prepare a proposal on the structure of the secretariat, which will be presented to the members meeting to be held in Tripoli, in a period not exceeding two months from the date of the adoption of the Declaration of Rabat. They also agreed to set up working groups on security, intelligence, customs and justice to draft proposals in these areas prior to the next ministerial conference, to be held in 2014 in Egypt.The participants called for the implementation of priority projects on border security, taking into account all the relevant strategies and initiatives presented by various United Nations agencies, international and regional organizations as well as all the mechanisms the fight against terrorism and transnational organized crime.The participants at the Rabat conference also agreed on the need to build the capacity of countries in the region in terms of equipment and new technologies to help them better secure borders.The second regional ministerial conference on border security is marked by the participation of foreign ministers, ministers in charge of security issues in the countries of North Africa and the Sahel- Sahara region, as well as representatives of regional and international institutions.The conference is be attended by Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, Egypt, Sudan, Chad, Niger, Mali, Mauritania, France, Portugal, Spain, Italy, Malta, the USA, and the UK, the same source said.Several international and regional organizations are taking part in this meeting, such as the UN, the AMU, the Arab League, the European Union, NATO, the Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN -SAD), the organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Libya, and the Head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya.The Rabat conference is be also attended by experts representing mainly the World Customs Organization, the International Organization for Migration, the Executive Board of the Committee against Terrorism, the Interpol, the International Civil Aviation Organization, and the United Nations Office against Drugs and organized Crime.The Rabat conference is part of the monitoring process of the first regional ministerial conference on border security, held on March 11- 12, 2012 in Libya, as well as the implementation follow-up of the “Tripoli plan Action”  with the aim to strengthen security and border control in the region of North Africa and the Sahel-Saharan region.The conference will culminate in the “Rabat Declaration” which will include proposals and recommendations to achieve the expected goals of border security in the countries of North Africa and the Sahel-Saharan region.last_img read more

First day at work for FNM Cabinent

first_img Related Items:#magneticmedianews, #newFNMcabinet, #swearinginofFNMCabinet Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppBahamas, May 16, 2017 – Nassau – The Free National Movement government begins work today.   The 16 member cabinet is now completely sworn in after a ceremony held at Government House which saw ministerial posts unveiled and uniquely saw the party’s leader and Prime Minister, Dr Hubert A. Minnis take on no substantive cabinet post.  PM Minnis pledged to guide and protect good governance, warning his Cabinet, there before an enthusiastic crowd at Government House that under performing, misuse of funds, abuse of power or anything which infringed upon the constitution of the country would result in just one thing, them being fired.  Minnis also warned Permanent Secretaries of the same.    You can see the full list of Cabinet Members of MagneticMediaTV.com or follow us at Magnetic Media fanpage on Facebook.#MagneticMediaNews#newFNMcabinet#swearinginofFNMCabinetlast_img read more

Horse damages cars in Valletta

first_imgArkivjiArkivji A horse hit three cars and caused some damage after it bolted in Valletta on Sunday. A Police spokesperson told Newsbook.com.mt that the incident happened at around 10.15 am in Saint Elmo’s Square. According to the police, a public bus hit the horse carriage shelter that is on site. Consequently, one of the horses waiting underneath bolted and hit three cars parked nearby. The Police also confirmed that the horse is well and that nobody was hurt. WhatsApp SharePrintcenter_img <a href=’http://revive.newsbook.com.mt/www/delivery/ck.php?n=ab2c8853&amp;cb={random}’ target=’_blank’><img src=’https://revive.newsbook.com.mt/www/delivery/avw.php?zoneid=97&amp;cb={random}&amp;n=ab2c8853&amp;ct0={clickurl_enc}’ border=’0′ alt=” /></a>last_img read more