Permanent Under-Secretary in the UK’s Foreign & Commonwealth Office, Sir Simon McDonald is visiting the British Virgin Islands today.
He will be in the territory until Saturday (February 17) as part of a tour of the region.
A media release from the Governor’s Office said Sir McDonald will meet with Governor Augustus Jaspert, Premier Dr D Orlando Smith, and other Cabinet ministers during his visit.
Sir McDonald is also slated to interact with a ‘cross-section of public servants and business leaders’.
“He will have the opportunity to see the territory’s progress and challenges in rebuilding since the hurricanes of last year, and be updated on the territory’s recovery plans,” the release said.
The release did not specify whether those are the only matters that will be discussed during Sir McDonald’s meeting with the aformentioned local officials.
Today’s visit is Sir McDonald’s first to the British Virgin Islands.
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