Topic: Finance and Fiscal Policy | Posted By: DSmith
Friday, 13 December 2019 - 8:09pm
The Government of the British Virgin Islands has moved to clarify certain inaccurate reports and misconceptions that have been circulating in the local and international media with respect to its use of the US Dollar as the Territory’s official currency.
Topic: Economic Planning, Finance and Fiscal Policy, Trade and Business (including licenses) | Posted By: lstevens
Tuesday, 3 December 2019 - 11:47am
We held a Business Solutions Forum that brought business stakeholders from various sectors of the economy and key Government agencies together in the same room to find solutions and resolutions. We were setting the stage for today and the future—to create a new Golden Age for the BVI hinged on greening the BVI agenda.
Topic: Budget Estimates, Finance and Fiscal Policy, House of Assembly | Posted By: lstevens
Tuesday, 19 November 2019 - 3:41pm
I move that the Bill shortly entitled the Appropriation Act, 2020 be read a second time as I invite this Honourable House to extend its customary indulgence as I deliver the Territory’s 2020 Budget Address.
Topic: Education, Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS), Finance and Fiscal Policy | Posted By: npickering
Thursday, 31 October 2019 - 5:48pm
Director of Projects in the Ministry of Finance, Dr. Drexel Glasgow presented a Case Study on the delivery of the Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) when he represented the Territory at the Inter-American Network on Government (INGP) Procurement annual conference.
Topic: Disaster Recovery, Finance and Fiscal Policy, Recovery and Development Agency (RDA) | Posted By: aphillip
Friday, 18 October 2019 - 8:41am
Mr. Speaker, I wish to update this Honourable House on my trip to the United Kingdom from 11th to 13th September 2019 where I led the delegation to discuss the conditions of the United Kingdom Loan Guarantee and other matters.
Topic: Finance and Fiscal Policy | Posted By: aphillip
Friday, 18 October 2019 - 8:18am
Mr. Speaker, I am in a good place this morning because finally the Members of the opposition agree that questions and answering the questions asked is critically important in strengthening our democracy, transparency and accountability, especially if we are on our way to becoming self-reliant. I commend them for these questions.
Topic: Finance and Fiscal Policy, International Affairs (including the British Virgin Islands International Finance Centre) | Posted By: aphillip
Monday, 30 September 2019 - 4:55pm
My people of the Virgin Islands Good day and God’s blessings to you. You would recall that approximately two weeks ago I led a delegation to London to discuss with the United Kingdom Government, its offer of a Loan Guarantee for Recovery and Development projects in response to the damage arising from Hurricanes Irma and Maria in 2017. Please note that the discussions were not about a loan, but rather about the conditions around the loan guarantee.
The following is an excerpt from the statement given by Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie during the Press Conference on the Report to the People On the Official Visit to the UK.