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E.g., 19 Jun 2024

Update On Road Infrastructure Development Programme

Thursday, 23 June 2016 - 11:30am

Madam Speaker, the objective set out by the Ministry of Communications and Works spearheaded by the Public Works Department, is to upgrade and improve the existing road network to allow for better use by Motorists and pedestrians. This ensures improved safety to international standards for all users and newly upgraded roads should have a lifespan for of 15 to 20 years.

Phase V Power Development Project Update

Thursday, 23 June 2016 - 11:30am

Madam Speaker, the Phase V Power Development Project being undertaken by the British Virgin Islands Electricity Corporation BVIEC, is well underway and there is definitely more ‘light’ at the end of the tunnel.

Minister Pickering: "The Importance Of The Environment Cannot Be Underestimated"

Wednesday, 15 June 2016 - 12:30pm

It gives me great pleasure to deliver the 2016 State of the Environment Address.

Aspire To Help Build A Better BVI

Thursday, 9 June 2016 - 5:00pm

Your Excellency the Governor, John S. Duncan, OBE, Distinguished Colleagues in the House of Assembly, Minister for Education and Culture, Honourable Myron V. Walwyn, President of the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College, Dr. Karl Dawson, Other Distinguished platform guests, 2016 Graduating Class, Faculty, Parents and well-wishers, Ladies and Gentlemen Good afternoon:

Premier Smith: Queen Elizabeth II Park Will Serve the Community With Many Benefits

Wednesday, 1 June 2016 - 12:00pm

Your Excellency Governor John S. Duncan, OBE, Minister for Communications and Works and Representative for the Fourth District, Honourable Mark Vanterpool, Members of the House of Assembly, Permanent Secretaries, senior public officers, contractors, specially invited guests, media partners, ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls this afternoon, we are moving!

Governor Duncan: Queen Elizabeth II Park Is One Of Which We Should All Be Proud

Wednesday, 1 June 2016 - 11:45am

I acknowledge the protocol already established.

Ladies and gentleman, distinguished guests

It gives me great pleasure to extend congratulations to the Premier and the Government on the occasion of the Official Opening of the New Queen Elizabeth II Park and Children’s Playground in this special year of Her Majesty’s 90th Birthday.

Hon. Penn: BVI is a Leading IFC Which Contributes Positively to the World Economy

Monday, 30 May 2016 - 9:00am

Madam Chair, Honourable Ministers and delegates,

It is my privilege to make this intervention today on behalf of Premier and Minister of Finance of the British Virgin Islands (BVI), Dr. the Honourable. D. Orlando Smith, OBE. 

Premier Smith: Our Financial Services Industry Remains Strong

Monday, 9 May 2016 - 12:45pm

This week, two events will take place with the potential to impact the financial services of the BVI and I wish to speak today about how the Government is approaching these two matters.

“Seniors Blazing The Trail For 2016”

Friday, 6 May 2016 - 3:00pm

Fellow Virgin Islanders and friends, in May of each year we take time to reflect and pay homage to  our Senior Citizens in recognition and appreciation of their invaluable contributions to our families, communities, and society.

Embrace Your New Nationality As You Commit Yourself Loyally To New Ties

Thursday, 5 May 2016 - 12:45pm

It is a great pleasure for me, as your Governor, to hand over Certificates of Naturalisation to a total of 52 people who have made their homes here in the Virgin Islands.  Today is your day, marking a key milestone in your quest for British Citizenship.  Many of you will have harboured this ambition for years.  I hope and imagine that all of you are feeling a sense of fulfillment and satisfaction in attaining this citizenship status, conferring as it does the right to carry a BVI passport and to apply for a full British passport.