By: Gabrielle Johnson
Comments: No Comments.
The VSB held a special annual general meeting on April 28th in order to elect a new President and Vive-President for the next three years. Mr. Bryan Renten, Director of Fernandes Bottling Company Ltd and Mr. Wilfred Baldew of LeGrand Baldew Transportation Ltd were elected President and Vice-President. In his maiden speech Mr. Bryan Renten thanked the outgoing team of Ferdinand Welzijn and Antoine Issa for their contributions to the Association. The new President recognized the severity of the economic crisis in Suriname and stressed that the VSB will continue to impress on its social partners the need for continued social dialogue and tripartism in order to turn the tide and realize sustainable economic growth in Suriname.