On Tuesday, June 1, 2021, Hon. Rodwell Ferguson, Minister of Public Utilities, Energy and Logistics, met with the members of the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) at their headquarters in Belize City.
The meeting served as an opportunity for the minister to acquaint himself with the members of the commission and present future expectations. Additionally, the minister familiarized himself with ongoing activities and strategic regulations currently out for consultation as well as those in development.
During the meeting, Minister Ferguson shared some of the government’s key priorities that are in line with Plan Belize. He placed emphasis on regulating the utility companies so that Belizeans across the country can have direct access to potable water and electricity at affordable rates.
The commission expressed their gratitude for the visit and the minister’s support of their ongoing efforts. Furthermore, they indicated their willingness to consider any new policies emanating from the Ministry of Public Utilities, Energy and Logistics.
Mr. Marconi Leal, Jr., chief executive officer in the ministry, accompanied Minister Ferguson to the meeting.
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