Press Release

Premier's Office
Release Date:
Sunday, 14 January 2018 - 9:16pm

Sector specific stakeholder consultation meetings on the  recovery and development in the British Virgin Islands will take place on Tuesday, January 16 on Virgin Gorda at Fischer’s Cove.

According to Chairman of the Disaster Recovery Coordinating Committee, Mr. Brodrick Penn, “Stakeholders are invited to come out and not miss this opportunity to share their views on recovery and development in the British Virgin Islands. We all have a part to play in building the British Virgin Islands stronger, smarter, greener, better. We want to hear from you! Your feedback matters!”

                        The schedule is as follows:




Environmentalists, Fishermen, Farmers, Agriculturalists, Horticulturalists, Landscapers



Fischer’s Cove


10:00 a.m. - Noon

Plumbers, Electricians, Engineers, Quantity Surveyors, Architects, Heavy Equipment Operators, Bio-technicians, Contractors, Foremen, Boat Captains, Security, Shipping Agencies, Dock Masters, Ground Service Agencies



Fischer’s Cove



1:30 - 3:30 p.m.

Small & Medium-Sized Business Owners, Wholesalers, Supermarkets, Hoteliers, Restauranteurs, Marine Industry, Taxi and Livery Operators, Travel Agents, Pilots, Car Rental Agencies, Ferry Operators, Bareboat Companies




Fischer’s Cove




5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

            In addition to the sector specific stakeholder consultations, persons are invited to download a copy of the document, which is available on and, and also can be viewed at various public places.

Persons, including associations and organisations are encouraged to continue to provide written feedback and suggestions via email to by January 20. Feedback may be submitted in hard copy and delivered to the Disaster Recovery Coordinating Committee Office at the Ritter House, Wickham’s Cay II.

The public is asked to stay tuned for the announcement of the schedule for public meetings that will take place across each district in the Virgin Islands.