Press Release

Premier's Office
Ministry of Health & Social Development
Release Date:
Thursday, 23 January 2020 - 5:11pm

Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie is away from the Territory until January 28 on personal leave.

Deputy Premier and Minister for Health and Social Development, Honourable Carvin Malone is Acting Premier effective Thursday, January 23 to Tuesday, January 28.

Honourable Malone’s appointment is in accordance with Section 55 (1) of the Virgin Islands Constitution Order, 2007 which states, “If the Premier is expected to be absent from the Virgin Islands for more than forty-eight hours, the Governor shall authorise the Deputy Premier to perform the functions of the office of Premier; and the Governor shall revoke this authority on the return to the Virgin Islands of the Premier.”

Attached:  Photograph of Acting Premier, Honourable Carvin Malone.


Sheriece T. Smith

Information Officer II 
Dept. of Information & Public Relations 
Telephone: 468- 2740