Minister pledges new Heritage Bill soon a Reality and will benefit Corporate Responsibility

Pretty soon many businesses will clamour to assist preserving historical buildings once new legislation creates tax incentives for such entities to benefit from architectural preservation.

Stephen Lashley, Minister of Youth Affairs, Sports and Culture addressed a workshop at the Radisson Aquatica held by the Organisation of American States on developing legislation to improve National Heritage.

He explained once the bill sees its final reading in Parliament, many companies will be seeing who is first in assisting to maintain the historical icons of Barbados’ cultural landscape;-

He explained once the bill sees its final reading in Parliament, many companies will be seeing who is first in assisting to maintain the historical icons of Barbados’ cultural landscape;-

Also of concern to the Culture Minister is how on certain occasions where historical artifacts of Barbados just reappear elsewhere without appropriate permissions sought before extracting them from this country to other places – he says the new bill will make sure such incidents are heavily reduced;-

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