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Remarks By His Excellency The Governor John S. Duncan, OBE At The Opening Of The New Cruise Ship Pier

Wednesday, 29 April 2015 - 4:00pm

I acknowledge the protocol already established.

Ladies and gentleman, honoured guests.

It gives me great pleasure to extend congratulations to the BVI Government and the people of the British Virgin Islands on the occasion of the opening of the New Cruise Ship Pier.

Premier Smith: A New Day In Cruise Tourism Has Arrived!

Wednesday, 29 April 2015 - 2:15pm

Ladies and gentlemen, this journey began less than one year ago, on May 8, 2014 when we broke ground for the expansion of this cruise pier project. At that time, I promised you a new day for our tourism product.

Hon Pickering Remarks: A Collective Effort For Health And Safety At Work

Wednesday, 29 April 2015 - 11:30am

Ladies and gentlemen good morning:

Today, we are here to observe the International Labour Organization’s (ILO) ‘World Day for Safety and Health at Work’, under the theme “Join in Building a Culture of Prevention on Occupational Safety and Health.”

Premier Smith: Youth Urged To Help Set Public Agenda

Monday, 27 April 2015 - 4:00pm

Good morning

Today we are here to officially launch the Virgin Islands National Youth Policy, and recognise the 2015 recipients of the Virgin Islands Emerging Fellow Award.

Remarks By Honourable Myron V. Walwyn: Fostering Youth Development

Monday, 27 April 2015 - 3:15pm

Today’s youth is the fastest growing demographic in the world’s population. According to a report from the World Bank, countries that invest in their youth have the opportunity to see a surge in economic growth. Those that do not invest in the lives of their young citizens, experience tensions that present obstacles to any growth.

Creating Partnerships In The Tourism Industry

Friday, 24 April 2015 - 4:45pm

In 2012, my Government started a conversation with Rosewood Little Dix Bay Hotel and Resort to partner in developing the human resources of this Territory in the areas of hospitality and tourism.

This initial conversation which has blossomed into a memorandum of understanding to benefit the people of the Virgin Islands, specifically BVIslanders living and working on Virgin Gorda. I see as important for several reasons:

Remarks By Premier Smith - Building On A Thriving And Sustainable Financial Services Sector

Thursday, 23 April 2015 - 12:30pm

Ladies and Gentlemen of the Media, Good Morning.

On March 12, 2015, I laid a report in the BVI House of Assembly titled “Building on a Thriving and Sustainable Financial Services Sector in the British Virgin Islands”.

At that time, I explained that my Government commissioned the internationally respected consulting firm of McKinsey and Company to develop a pragmatic strategy and implementation plan that would chart a new direction for our financial services industry.

Remarks: Minister Walwyn Encourages Support for Library Week 2015

Monday, 20 April 2015 - 11:00am

Greetings, I am Myron V. Walwyn, Minister for Education & Culture. In support of Library Week 2015, I am pleased to offer these remarks to encourage all residents to support, utilise and visit our public libraries.

Remarks: Minister Vanterpool Pleased With Loan For Roads And Infrastucture Works

Monday, 20 April 2015 - 10:15am

I am pleased to welcome you here today, as we sign a Loan Agreement between the Government of the Virgin Islands and the BVI Social Security Board, for $16 million, to facilitate the development of the road network infrastructure throughout the Territory.

Remarks By Minister For Education And Culture Delivered By Mr. Arthur Selwood

Tuesday, 14 April 2015 - 5:15pm

It is a pleasure to be here this morning to address the individuals who will chart the future for our Territory. The 21st Century comes with many opportunities and an equal amount of challenges. The individuals who will positively impact the progress of our society are tasked with finding the correct balance in their lives.

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