Cabinet Business - Wednesday 06th May 2020
06 May 2020
President Danny Faure chaired a scheduled meeting of the Cabinet today, Wednesday 6thMay at which a number of legal and policy memoranda were considered.
Cabinet was updated on the development and implementation of the Sectoral Guidelines for Workplaces to safeguard against the spread of COVID-19.
Cabinet was briefed on the plan for resumption of SPTC bus services in line with the new normal. Cabinet was also briefed on the preparation for the re-opening of schools.
Cabinet was informed of STC’s strategy to mitigate the impact of the rising foreign exchange costs on its operations.
Cabinet approved amendments to the part rental assistance policy in order to address the impact of COVID - 19 on citizens. Cabinet also approved an increase in the one-off assistance paid under social welfare assistance.
Cabinet approved amendments to the Customs Management (Tariff and Classification of Goods) Regulations, 2018 for the creation of a new National Split to cater for the disposable face masks used for medical purposes.
Cabinet approved for the publication of the expiration of the Specified Period under the Employment (Special Leave) (Corona virus Temporary Measures) Regulations, 2020.
Cabinet was also apprised of the status of non-Seychellois employment in Seychelles.
Cabinet approved the Seychelles Spatial Data Sharing Policy.