Topic: Fire and Rescue, The Public Service | Posted By: lstevens
Friday, 15 October 2021 - 3:40pm
Minister for Transportation, Works and Utilities Honourable Kye M. Rymer and Permanent SecretaryMr. Ronald Smith-Berkeley have received the keys for the completed ground floor of the Virgin Islands Fire and Rescue Service Headquarters in Road Town.
Mrs. H. Lynden Smith is featured as she was presented with the Ministry of Education's Literacy Award during the opening ceremony for ‘Reading is Fun Week’ on Sunday, October 10. Mrs. Smith who introduced ‘Reading is Fun Week’ in 1992 and other projects over the years was honoured for her contribution to literacy and reading in the Virgin Islands.
The Virgin Islands delegation at Seatrade Cruise Global 2021, led by the Premier and Minister of Finance, met with representatives from the neighbouring US Virgin Islands to discuss the safe restart of passenger cruise in the region.
The Virgin Islands delegation at Seatrade Cruise Global 2021 being led by the Premier and Minister of Finance has held successful meetings with Holland America, Seabourn, Royal Caribbean Group, Seadream Yacht Club and Virgin Cruises. Calls to the Virgin Islands were confirmed during these meetings.
Secretary General for the BVI National Commission for the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, (UNESCO), Dr. Allison Flax-Archer and local Author Anika Christopher visited several schools last week and read excerpts from the published book, ‘Planting Peace.’