Press Release

Premier's Office
Ministry of Finance
Budget Estimates
Release Date:
Monday, 1 April 2019 - 5:46pm

Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie will deliver the Territory’s 2019 Budget during the Second Sitting of the First Session of the Fourth House of Assembly at 10:00 a.m.

The public is invited to tune in to ZBVI 780 AM or view it on CBN Channel 51 tomorrow April 2 to hear the live broadcast. The Department of Information and Public Relations (GIS) will cover the address live on Facebook @BVIGovernment beginning at 9:30 a.m. The coverage will feature onsite interviews, analysis and the budget address.

According to the Acting Permanent Secretary in the Premiers Office, Mrs. Elvia Smith- Maduro said the theme for this year’s Budget Address is, ‘Transitioning Towards Sustainable Growth’.

She said the Honourable Premier will speak about the state of the Territory with a focus on the Territory’s economic and fiscal performance.

Mrs. Smith- Maduro said that immediately following the delivery of the Budget Address, the Government of the Virgin Islands will distribute its annual e-newsletter, titled “Budget in Brief 2019”. This newsletter is a snap shot of the 2019 Budget as presented by Honourable Premier on Budget Day.

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Sheriece T. Smith

Information Officer II 
Dept. of Information & Public Relations 
Telephone: 468- 2740