Topic: Good Governance, Government Information Services | Posted By: wchambers
Wednesday, 28 January 2015 - 3:30pm
Following a number of inaccurate reports in the online and broadcast media, His Excellency the Governor John S. Duncan, OBE would like to remind members of the press that he made a statement in December 2014 to BVI Platinum. In that statement, he reiterated his commitment to making an informed decision on whether to order a Commission of Inquiry early in 2015.
The Ministry of Health and Social Development, in collaboration with United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the Department for International Development (DFID) will be hosting a series of workshops on Child Rights and the Child Protection Protocol next week. All leaders of youth/children related organisations, as well as youth and children leaders in churches are invited to a session on Monday, February 2, 2015 at 5:30 p.m. at Maria’s by the Sea.
The Ministry of Communications and Works is informing the public that the Blackburn Highway from Parham Town to the Queen Elizabeth Bridge will be closed to all pedestrian and vehicular traffic from Monday, January 26 to Tuesday, January 27, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
The Department of Disaster Management is informing the public that the National Siren System and National Emergency Broadcast System will be tested today, Friday, 23rd January at 2:00 pm. The test is carried out on the fourth Friday of every month.
The Department of Agriculture is asking all handicraft producers who are interested in entering the Farmers’ Week 2015 competitions to note that entries for the handicraft category, of the Tortola exhibitions can be submitted to the Department of Agriculture on Friday, January 23. The deadline for submission of entries is Wednesday, January 28 at 3:00 p.m.