Governor Holiday paid working visit to Dominica

may 25, 2019

Harbour View - His Excellency Governor Eugene B. Holiday paid a working visit to Dominica where he met with several officials on Friday, May 24, 2019. Governor Holiday was received by His Excellency Mr. Charles Savarin, the President of Dominica for a meeting at “State House” the official residence and office of the President in Roseau.

Governor Holiday also held talks with the honorable Prime Minister, Mr. Rooseveldt Skerrit and with the honorable Minister of External Affairs, Ms. Francine Baron. Discussions centered on shared experiences and lessons from hurricanes Irma and Maria and regional cooperation within the context of Sint Maarten’s interest of becoming an associate member of CARICOM and the OECS. Governor Holiday was given an explanation and tour of two community resilience enhancements projects in Saint Patrick, namely the Pichelin Water Supply Tank and the Bellevue Chopin MMCE Housing settlement.

The visit concluded with a dinner hosted by President Savarin and Mrs. Savarin on the occasion of the visit of Governor Holiday and Mrs. Holiday to Dominica. During his visit the Governor and Mrs. Holiday were accompanied by the Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to Dominica, Mr. Jules Bijl, the Director of the Cabinet of the Governor, Mrs. Mieke Kalter and the Aide de Camp to the Governor, Mr. Patrick Trijsburg.