USVI Hosts BVI Delegation for Fifth Inter-Virgin Islands Council Meeting
On October 16th, the US Virgin Islands Governor John de Jongh hosted the fifth meeting of the Inter Virgin Islands Council.
This brought together leaders from the US and British Virgin Islands to work together to solve mutual concerns and advance common interests.
During a day of meetings, updates and presentations, counterparts from multiple agencies in the US and British Virgin Islands governments discussed topics ranging from the development of clean energy resources, cultural preservation, educational and higher learning opportunities for young people, and the development of common tourism interests.
At the conclusion of the meeting, de Jongh and Smith sat down with the two heads of their respective police departments to sign a memorandum of understanding regarding the analysis of DNA evidence.