Topic: Disaster Recovery, House of Assembly | Posted By: lstevens
Tuesday, 25 February 2020 - 3:10pm
Mister Speaker, I would like to provide Honourable Members, and by extension the public, with an update on the work being done by your Virgin Islands Government to access the offer by the UK Government of Guarantees for Loans to facilitate recovery and development work following the devastating hurricanes of 2017.
Minister for Transportation, Works and Utilities, Honourable Kye Rymer is currently representing the Territory at the 4th Caribbean Infrastructure Forum (CARIF 2020) being held in Jamaica on January 21 and 22.
Works are on-going as the Ministry of Health and Social Development along with the Recovery Development Agency (RDA) award C.W. General Maintenance a contract to dismantle the old incinerator at Pockwood Pond making way for a new one.
Deputy Governor, Mr. David Archer Jr. met with the Board of Directors of the BVI Chamber of Commerce and Hotel Association’s (BVICCHA) to raise awareness as to how the business sector is expected to respond in relation to the closure of the Public Service following a disaster.