Topic: Government Information Services | Posted By: kduncan
Wednesday, 20 May 2015 - 11:00am
A seven-member delegation led by Director of BVI House Asia, Ms. Elise Donovan, participated in the three-hour conference hosted by Director General of Shenzhen Municipal Foreign Affairs Office, Dr. Tang Lixia. The conference allowed participating cities to exchange their insights on enhancing international, economic and cultural cooperation with each other.
His Excellency the Governor Mr. John S. Duncan, OBE today issued the Writs of Election which formally pave the way for the upcoming General Election.
The Writs are formal instructions issued by the Governor in accordance with the Elections Act. They instruct the appointed Returning Offices to carry out their functions on Nomination Day and Polling Day on the given dates. They also instruct the officers to report the election results to the Governor not later than June 9.
The Government of the Virgin Islands is advising the public, especially electoral candidates and organising groups of electoral candidates, that the requirements to apply for development planning permission to display political campaign signs have been waived for the 2015 general election campaigning period.