Press Release

Ministry of Communications and Works
Constitutionally Established Departments
Cabinet Office
Release Date:
Wednesday, 11 May 2022 - 4:11pm

The Honourable Kye M. Rymer is the Deputy Premier and Minister for Communications and  Works under the National Unity Government of the Virgin Islands.

Minister Rymer has responsibility for the following subject areas as gazetted via on May 10:

Aircraft, Engines and Mortgages Registration


City Management

Civil Aviation

Disaster Recovery



Facilities Management

Fire and Rescue Service (including Lifeguard Services)

Hazardous Materials

Marine Transport


Ports and Harbours

Public Works


Telecommunications (including Regulation of Broadcasting Media)

Transportation and Traffic

Vehicle Licensing

Water and Sewerage

Wickham’s Cay Development


The Minister’s appointment which was effective 5th May 2022, is in accordance section 56 (1) of the Virgin Islands Constitution Order, 2007 where His Excellency the Governor of the Virgin Islands Mr. John Rankin CMG, acting in accordance with the advice of the Premier, may by directions in writing, assign to any Minister responsibility for the conduct of any business, including responsibility for the administration of any department of Government.


Department of Information and Public Relations (GIS)

354 James Walter Francis Drive
RJT Edifice Building, 5th Floor
Road Town, TORTOLA VG1110

Tel: 284 468 2730
Fax: 284 468 2750