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28 November 2017 - 10:15am

Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE, held further discussions with the President of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), Dr. Warren Smith, on a financial package to support the reconstruction and rehabilitation of the BVI after Hurricanes Irma and Maria.

The Premier and CDB President met at the CARICOM-UN High-Level Pledging Conference, where they identified how financial support could be expedited to the Territory.

Premier Smith said, “The CDB clearly understands BVI’s financial needs and is working expeditiously on a financial package to support our reconstruction and rehabilitation. I very grateful to Dr. Smith and his team for their hard work and look forward to further discussions.”

The Premier was joined by Chairman of the Recovery Task Force, Mr. Brodrick Penn, BVI London Office Director, Mr. Benito Wheatley and Deputy Director of the International Affairs Secretariat, Ms. Najan Christopher.

Photo Attached:  Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE. Photo Credit: Provided.

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