Minister Pickering Makes Annual Visit To Terrence B. Lettsome Airport

Thursday, 31 December 2015 - 11:30am

Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour, Dr. the Honourable Kedrick D. Pickering visited the facilities and viewed operations at the Terrence B. Lettsome International Airport on Beef Island on Wednesday, December 30.  

The Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour’s Holiday Message 2015

Thursday, 24 December 2015 - 11:00am

Greetings, I am Dr. Kedrick Pickering, Member for the Seventh District and the Minister responsible for the Natural Resources and Labour of the Government of the Virgin Islands. On behalf of the Ministry, I would like to take this opportunity to firstly, wish you and your family an enjoyable and peaceful Holiday Season. - A special holiday greeting to the people of the Seventh Electoral District, who have placed their confidence in me over the years. I’ll continue to do my best to serve them and to do our best to improve our community and by so doing, improve this Territory; the Great Little Nation we are building.

Deputy Premier Pledges Continued Support For Small Islands In 2016

Tuesday, 22 December 2015 - 11:30am

Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour, Dr. the Honourable Kedrick Pickering has pledged his continued support for Small Island Developing States (SIDS) in 2016. 

BVI And Aruba Discuss Adaptation To Climate Change

Friday, 18 December 2015 - 7:00pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands is continuing the discussion on approaches to cope with climate change following the recently concluded 21st Conference of Parties (COP21) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

BVI Endorses Landmark Paris Agreement On Climate Change

Friday, 18 December 2015 - 10:45am

The British Virgin Islands has embraced the Paris Agreement endorsed by one hundred and ninety five countries at the 21st Conference of Parties (COP21) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

Administrative Officer (PA to the Permanent Secretary)

ROLE SUMMARY

The successful applicant will provide administrative and secretarial services in a timely and professional manner.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

Work Permit Exemption

Exemption Processing for Work Permit holders based on

i. Exemption by Marriage;
ii. Exemption by Residing in the Virgin Islands consecutively for fifteen (15) years or more; and
iii. Exemption by Minister’s Discretion.

 

Residents Urged To Assist In Preserving The Environment

Tuesday, 8 December 2015 - 2:45pm

Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour, Dr. the Honourable Kedrick D. Pickering  has highlighted what the environmental future of the Territory would look like if nothing is done to mitigate the effects of Climate Change.

Deputy Premier Calls For Support On Climate Change

Tuesday, 8 December 2015 - 1:30pm

Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour, Dr. Hon. Kedrick Pickering has called on the United Nations to provide technical and other support to small island developing states to assist them with adapting to the negative impacts of Climate Change, regardless of political status.

Government Ensures Sustainable Development Of Brandywine Bay

Friday, 27 November 2015 - 3:45pm

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Labour, the Planning Authority and Town and Country Planning Department are collectively taking the appropriate steps to ensure the sustainable development of the Brandywine Bay Beach and surrounding areas. 

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