Dominica government sets aside $149 million for airport ~ WIC News

Roosevelt Skerrit speaking at Dominica State College.

The prime minister of Dominica has confirmed that his government has been able to set around at least EC$149 million for the construction of an international airport.

Roosevelt Skerrit, who is also the Caribbean island’s minister of finance, was responding to a request from the main opposition to be made aware of the financial position of the Dominica Citizenship by Investment Programme.

Skerrit revealed that the government had been earmarking US$5 million a month towards the airport fund.

“We said in the parliament here of our intentions to build an international airport and the only reason why we are not more advanced now is because of the hurricane,” the prime minister…

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