Premier Smith Hosts Joint Press Briefing With New Minister For Overseas Territories


11-OCT-2014--JOINT-PRESS-BRIEFING-WITH-NEW-MINISTER-FOR-OVERSEAS-TERRITORIESPremier and Minister of Finance, Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE is pictured here with the new Minister for the Overseas Territories, Mr. James Duddridge, MP and His Excellency the Governor Mr. John S. Duncan OBE during a joint press briefing held on Wednesday October 8. The joint press briefing was part of Minister Duddridge’s first official visit to the British Virgin Islands since taking office in August. It was held to discuss a range of topics including financial services, tourism and the close links between the United Kingdom and the British Virgin Islands. During his visit, Minister Duddridge MP also toured the new Peebles Hospital, the cruise pier expansion project and met with tourism industry leaders on Virgin Gorda. (Photo Credit: Ronnielle Frazer/GIS)