The designs for the new National Emergency Operations Centre (NEOC) are said to be at the halfway mark and consultants have submitted a draft to the Project Support Services Unit for review.
The crucial role statistics plays across a wide spectrum of activities was emphasised as the Territory joined its regional counterparts in the observance of Caribbean Statistics Day.
The BVI Amateur Radio League has increased its membership with the introduction of three (3) newly licenced operators.
World Antibiotic Day will be observed in the Virgin Islands’ with the hosting of an essay and video competition.
Unclaimed goods left for more than two months at the ports will be sold at a public auction on Saturday, October 27 in accordance with the Customs Management and Duties Act No.6 of 2010 Section 52 (8).
Persons are encouraged to purchase and wear poppies in honour of ex-service men and women leading up to this year’s Remembrance Day Service.
Secretary General of the BVI National Commission for UNESCO, Dr. Allison Flax-Archer is encouraging students to continue reading even in times of disaster.
Public officers are better equipped with knowledge to handle procurement matters related to the Caribbean Development Bank Rehabilitation and Reconstruction Loan projects.
World Food Day will be observed in the Virgin Islands with a Cultural Food Fair hosted by the Department of Agriculture.
The Ministry of Education and Culture will be observing Anti-bullying week from Monday, October 15 to Friday, October 19.