Press Release

Premier's Office
Release Date:
Wednesday, 30 October 2019 - 6:07pm

Minister for Transportation, Utilities and Works, Honourable Kye Rymer is Acting Premier from October 28 to November 4.

Honourable Rymer is acting as Premier while the Territory’s leader Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie is away from the Territory.

Deputy Premier, Honourable Vincent Wheatley is also away from the Territory attending the Financial Times Africa Summit.

Honourable Rymer's appointment is in accordance with the Virgin Islands Constitution Order, 2007 Section 55 (2) which states, “If both the Premier and the Deputy Premier are expected to be absent from the Virgin Islands for more than forty-eight hours, the Governor shall authorise another Minister designated by the Premier to perform the functions of the office of Premier; and the Governor shall revoke this authority on the return to the Virgin Islands of either the Premier or the Deputy Premier.”

Photograph attached

  • Photo 1:1- Official Photograph of Honourable Kye Rymer.


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