Topic: Customs, Government Information Services | Posted By: aphillip
Friday, 26 February 2016 - 10:00am
As a follow up to meetings in London in December of last year’s Joint Ministerial Council, and in response to an invitation from Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE, senior representatives from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, particularly the National Crime Agency (NCA) and Serious Fraud Office (SFO) visited the Territory from February 25 to 26 to engage in further technical discussions on strengthening the legal framework for cooperation to tackle cross-border financial crime in both jurisdictions.
Members of the West End boating and yachting community were encouraged to practice greater maritime safety during a public outreach meeting and mini exposition held at the West End Community Centre on February 18.
Today, February 23, marks the 50th anniversary of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s first visit to the Virgin Islands. Her Majesty was accompanied by her husband, His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.