Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour, Dr. the Honourable Kedrick Pickering, has stressed the need for greater engagement between the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) and the British Virgin Islands as an Associate Member.
Promoting literacy through library services, increasing membership, and promoting the cultural heritage database, are some of the objectives to be achieved as Library Week 2015 is observed from April 19 to 24.
Topic: Community Development | Posted By: wchambers
Friday, 17 April 2015 - 5:15pm
The Government of the Virgin Islands is working vigorously to build the territory’s infrastructure to a level that will enhance the quality of life for residents of the Virgin Islands. In the shadows of major development projects, such as the Cruise Pier/landside development and the BVI Electricity Corporation Phase V Development Plan, there is a vast amount other projects progressing in the Territory.
Continued upgrades to the Territory’s road networks are underway following a signing ceremony held today, April 16, between the Government of the Virgin Islands and the Social Security Board for a loan agreement of $16 million.
The Government of the Virgin Islands, through the International Tax Authority (ITA) of the Ministry of Finance is informing all financial institutions that the British Virgin Islands Financial Account Reporting System (BVIFARS) is now open and ready to accept enrolment applications from financial institutions required to submit information to the Government under the Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA) between the British Virgin Islands and the United States of America.