Press Release

Governor's Group
Release Date:
Thursday, 26 July 2018 - 4:12pm

The United Kingdom Minister for the Overseas Territories Lord Ahmad will visit the Virgin Islands next week.  This was announced by His Excellency the Governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert at a press conference today, July 26.

Governor Jaspert also provided the members of the media with an update on the Hurricane Preparedness of the Territory, sharing that the Recovery and Development Agency (RDA) is moving forward with the debris removal programme and that shelter readiness is still a high priority. 

Governor Jaspert spoke on Good Governance, Public Service Transformation and the arrival of RFA Mounts Bay to the Territory next week to assist in disaster preparedness efforts.  More details on Lord Ahmad’s visit will be announced.


Colene A. Penn

Head of Communications
Recovery and Development Agency
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