Premier Andrew Fahie is currently attending an overseas tourism-related summit that is expected to produce benefits for the territory.
The Premier is at the three-day Caribbean Hotel & Resort Investment Summit (CHRIS) in Miami, Florida.
A media release from government said the summit, which is more than a decade old, presents the Premier the opportunity to generate productive exchanges and partnerships with financers and investment executives and could see the prospects of more job opportunities being created for BVI residents.
Premier Fahie will also meet with various heads of government from the US Virgin Islands and Saint Martin to conduct discussions.
The event is considered to be one of the Caribbean’s most notable hotel investment conference with more than 30 percent of the attendees’ being chief executives, presidents, or owners of top companies.
The summit ends today May 23.
While Premier Fahie is away, Deputy Premier Dr Natalio Wheatley will be acting as leader of government business.
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