Work commences on State House Project

first_imgWork has commenced on Phase I of the State House Project. The area is being levelled in preparation for the ground works.In an interview with Sam, one of the Chinese Engineers, we were informed that they are levelling the grounds, and the materials for the construction to begin is en route to Dominica and should arrive shortly.Earlier this month, at the 5th session of the 8th Parliament of the Commonwealth of Dominica, on March 17th, 2011, Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Honourable Roosevelt Skerrit ,  reported that ” the sum of six million, five hundred and seventy-four thousand dollars ($6,574,000) was advanced for preparation of designs and preliminary activities in respect to the construction of the New State House project.He further explained the components of  the project; “It includes the construction of new offices for the Electoral Office and the Electoral Commission and the Integrity Commission, the refurbishing of the existing State House and construction of offices and residence for the office of the President.The new offices for the Electoral and Integrity Commissions are part of Government’s efforts to provide these agencies with suitable work environment.  The refurbished existing state house will be outfitted with conference facilities and will ensure that Dominica has facilities that can host regional and international meetings. “The state house project will not only house the Electoral Office, Eletoral Comission and Integrity Office but also enhance our tourism development programme as explained by the Prime Minister. ” The site is deliberately chosen, given its proximity to the cruise ship berth, so that entire compound will form part of the tourism product in the capital.”[nggallery id=23]Dominica Vibes News 44 Views   no discussions Share LocalNews Work commences on State House Project by: – March 29, 2011 Sharing is caring!center_img Share Share Tweetlast_img

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