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Statement by Premier Wheatley on Recovery Efforts in the Virgin Islands

Thursday, 7 September 2023 - 5:02pm

 

 

STATEMENT BY THE PREMIER 

HONOURABLE DR. NATALIO D. WHEATLEY

AT THE THIRD SITTING OF THE FIRST SESSION

OF THE FIFTH HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

THURSDAY 7TH SEPTEMBER, 2023

 

Statement by Premier Wheatley on Immigration Reform

Thursday, 7 September 2023 - 4:32pm

Madam Speaker, today, we stand at a pivotal moment in the history of our beloved British Virgin Islands. It is a moment that holds the promise of shaping the very foundations of our society – the future of our immigration policies and the profound impact they have on our future.

Statement by Premier Wheatley on Standard Integrated Government Tax Administration System

Thursday, 7 September 2023 - 4:24pm

Madam Speaker, I am pleased to be able to update this Honourable House on a major milestone for our tax administration system in the Virgin Islands which is targeted to go live by the end of this month.

Statement by Honourable Rymer - Unprecedented Growth in Cruise Passenger Arrivals Since Summer 2021

Thursday, 7 September 2023 - 4:11pm

Madam Speaker, the cruise industry in the Virgin Islands plays a vital role in the overall tourism sector, contributing to the economic growth and development of these beautiful islands. With its pristine beaches, crystal-clear waters, and breathtaking landscapes, the Virgin Islands has emerged as a popular destination for cruise operators and tourists alike.

Statement by Honourable Rymer - Main Street Two Way Upgrade

Thursday, 7 September 2023 - 4:03pm

Madam Speaker, I rise to provide an update on the traffic in the capital of Road Town.

Statement by Deputy Premier Illicit Finance Dialogue: Senior Officials’ Meeting

Thursday, 7 September 2023 - 3:40pm

Madam Speaker,

I am grateful for the opportunity to share information regarding an upcoming event that holds great significance in our collective efforts to address the challenge of global illicit financial flows. Senior Officials from the Overseas Territories (OTs) and the United Kingdom (UK) and will be meeting here in the Virgin Islands from the 12th to the 14th of September 2023 for a meeting on Illicit Finance. This meeting will be co-chaired by the UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) and the Government of the Virgin Islands.

Statement by Honourable Vincent Wheatley on World Alzheimer's Month

Monday, 4 September 2023 - 4:23pm

For September, the Virgin Islands' community joins the rest of the world in observing World Alzheimer's Month. The observation of World Alzheimer's Month is being spearheaded by Alzheimer's Disease International to raise awareness of dementia and to help address and eliminate the stigma associated with the disease.

Cabinet Decisions - 23rd August, 2023

Thursday, 31 August 2023 - 2:21pm

Cabinet Meeting – 23rd August, 2023

His Excellency, the Governor John, J. Rankin, CMG, chaired the meeting held on 23rd August, 2023, which was held at the Premier's Conference Room, Cutlass Tower.

All Members were present. 

Remarks by Acting Chief Education Officer at Educators Professional Day

Wednesday, 30 August 2023 - 10:00am

A warm and heartfelt welcome is extended to each of you as we continue along this exciting chapter on the journey of re-imagining education in the Virgin Islands.  It is my distinct pleasure to welcome each of you to Professional Day and Summer Institute for 2023.

Remarks by Honourable DeCastro at Educators Professional Day

Wednesday, 30 August 2023 - 9:49am

Premier, Dr. the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley; Minister for Health, Honourable Vincent Wheatley; Acting Chief Education Officer, Mrs. Orlandette Crabbe; our esteem guests that are here with us, members from the teaching service commission, our amazing private sector partners, Unite BVI, principals, teachers, counsellors, support staff, education officers in the ministry, once again good morning to you all. 

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