Press Release

British Virgin Islands Recovery and Development Agency
Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture
Release Date:
Tuesday, 20 July 2021 - 6:27pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands through the Recovery and Development Agency (RDA) has signed a contract with Sunleaf Construction to repair the perimeter fence at the Anegada Recreation Ground.

The contract for the sum of US$83,491.95 will allow for restoration works to be carried out on the facility to prevent further deterioration and protect any future investment.

Minister for Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture, Dr. the Honourable Natalio Wheatley said that he is pleased to see that works will commence on the grounds as it shows progress in the Territory’s continued recovery efforts.

Acting Chief Executive Officer of the RDA, Mr. Anthony McMaster said, “This project is very significant to the people of Anegada as it continues to enhance the sporting facilities and provide a safe recreation space… It is a pleasure to work with Sunleaf Construction who was successful in the RDA’s competitive bidding process.”

According to the RDA, Sunleaf Construction emerged as the successful tenderer from a total of seven submissions received by the agency acting on behalf of the lead ministry for the project, the Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture.  Unite BVI provided the funding source for the project

The works are expected to fulfill the RDA’s mission to support the Government of the Virgin Islands in repairing critical infrastructure following the devastating effects of the 2017 disasters.

 

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Notes to editor(s):

  • Photo from Contract Signing - Oswyne Wilson, Manager at Sunleaf Construction and Acting Chief Executive Officer of the RDA, Anthony McMaster
  • Photo of Anegada Recreation Grounds

Author

Nekita Turnbull

Information Officer II
Department of Information & Public Relations 
Telephone: 468-2730
Email:  Neturnbull@gov.vg