On Thursday, February 16, Minister in the Ministry of Infrastructure, Port Services & Transport Phillip Pierre visited the staff of the Dennery Mechanical Workshop and Southern Offices of the Transport and Technical Department along with other Post Offices in the Southern areas.
This is one in a series of visits by the Minister since his appointment to familiarize himself with the many departments which fall under his portfolio. So far, the Minister, who also holds the position of Deputy Prime Minister, has met staff of the Technical Services, Electrical, Transport, Meteorological, Accounts, and Administration Departments located at Head Office in Union. On Wednesday, February 15, 2012, the Minister met the staff of the General Post Office as well as the Universal Postal Union Advisor and Technical Officer of the Caribbean Postal Union.
During his visit today, the Minister will took the opportunity to visit various ongoing infrastructural projects to gain first hand view of the works being executed. These include an island-wide potholing programme, repairs to damaged infrastructure resulting from Hurricane Tomas, the Feeder and Agricultural Roads Programme and the Urban and Community Road Rehabilitation Programme.