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3 December 2019 - 3:33pm

Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie, and Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration Honourable Vincent Wheatley are pictured signing a contract for the implementation of the Border Management and Electronic Visa System with Vice President of Business Development, Identity and Payment of Canadian Bank Note Company, Limited Mr. Mark Houlton and Director of Business Development Ms. Fuencisla Santiago. The Border Management and Electronic Visa System will notify Immigration and Customs about who is coming into the Territory before they actually arrive and the port of entry they will arrive at. The system will also streamline the current processes at the ports of entry to increase security and the overall effectiveness of the process for persons entering and leaving the Territory. The contract was in the amount of 6.4 million dollars for a period of 5 years. Representatives from the Premier’s Office, the Governor’s Group, and the Ministry of Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration witnessed the signing ceremony.

Notes:

Photo 1 of 4: Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie

Photo 2 of 4: Deputy Premier and Minister of Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration Honourable Vincent Wheatley

Photo 3 of 4: Vice President of Business Development, Identity and Payment of Canadian Bank Note Company, Limited Mr. Mark Houlton

Photo 4 of 4: Director of Business Development Ms. Fuencisla Santiago

Photo Credits: F. Skerritt (GIS)

Author

Paul Bridgewater

Information Officer I (Ag.)
Department of Information and Public Relations
Telephone:468-3333
Email: Pbridgewater@gov.vg

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