Women Parliamentarians Unite To Continue Building Political Bridges

Saturday, 25 July 2015 - 7:00pm

More than twenty female parliamentarians from the Commonwealth gathered in the Virgin Islands to discuss women’s issues, and strategies to promote greater female representation in the political sphere during the Eighth Conference of Commonwealth Women Parliamentarians held on Saturday, July 25.

EU ‘Direct Assistance Grant Scheme’ Launches With Training In BVI

Wednesday, 8 July 2015 - 9:15am

The Government of the Virgin Islands, through the Trade and Consumer Affairs Department  is conducting training in the application process for the Caribbean Overseas Small and Medium Enterprises (COSME) Direct Assistance Grant Scheme.

BVI Continues To Work With China To Deepen Business Relationships

Tuesday, 2 June 2015 - 8:30am

The Government of the Virgin Islands has indicated that it is ready to continue to working with China in the deepening of business relations between the two countries.

BVI Is An Arbitration Jurisdiction

Friday, 22 May 2015 - 4:00pm

Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE has announced that the BVI is an arbitration jurisdiction, and is open for business following the International Arbitration Conference.

Premier Smith Concludes Successful Week Of EU Meetings In BVI

Saturday, 28 February 2015 - 7:15pm

Premier of the British Virgin Islands, Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE and Chairman of the Overseas Countries and Territories Association (OCTA), has successfully concluded a series of meetings in the BVI with political leaders, officials, and delegates from the  European Union (EU)  and Overseas Countries and Territories (OCTs).

Premier Smith Receives Courtesy Calls From Visiting Ministers

Friday, 27 February 2015 - 9:30am

Premier of the British Virgin Islands and Chairman of the Overseas Countries and Territories Association (OCTA), Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE is pictured here during courtesy visits from Prime Minister Honourable Marcel Gumbs of St. Maarten; (left) and Prime Minister of Curaçao, Honourable Ivar Asjes on Tuesday February 24, 2015. 

Keynote Address By Chairman Of OCTA Premier Smith At The Opening Ceremony Of Ministerial Conference

Thursday, 26 February 2015 - 10:00am

Excellencies, Heads of Government, Honourable Ministers, Heads of Delegations, Distinguished Delegates, ladies and gentleman, Good evening.

As Chairman of the Overseas Countries and Territories (OCTA), and on behalf of the Government and people of the British Virgin Islands, I extend a warm welcome to all participants and delegates to the British Virgin Islands.

Opening Remarks by Premier Smith at the Caribbean Regional Conference for Overseas Countries and Territories

Tuesday, 24 February 2015 - 4:30pm

Good morning: 

As country host, let me first welcome you to the British Virgin Islands (BVI).  We are delighted that you have joined us here on the island of Tortola and I encourage you during your breaks to explore our capital Road Town and other parts of the island. Representatives of my Government are available should you require any assistance.

One-On-One With Premier Smith on The Occasion Of Hosting European Union and OCTA Meetings In The BVI

Friday, 20 February 2015 - 3:15pm

Ladies and gentleman,

On the occasion of three very important European Union (EU) related meetings which will take place here in the BVI next week.

Premier Smith Attends Historic OECS Meeting In Martinique

Wednesday, 4 February 2015 - 5:00pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands has taken further strides to improve its regional ties as Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE attends the 60th Meeting of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Authority in Fort de France, Martinique.

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