Governor Holiday paid an official visit to Anguilla

His Excellency Governor Eugene B. Holiday paid an official visit to Anguilla on Friday, March 13, 2015, aimed at the further fostering and strengthening of relations with Sint Maarten’s neighbors in the region. The visit was the Governor’s second official visit to Anguilla and focused on the potential for greater exchange in education, culture, and trade. Governor Holiday was received by the Governor of Anguilla Ms. Christina Scott, at the Governor’s residence. The Governor paid a courtesy visit to the Minister of Home Affairs and Education, Jerome Roberts where they discussed developments in education.
Governor Holiday’s program also included a number site visits. The first was to Big Spring one of only two cultural heritage protected areas in Anguilla. It is known for its petroglyphs which date back to the time of the Taino. He continued with a visit to the Heritage Museum where curator Mr. Collville L. Petty gave a general explanation to the Governor about the Museum’s impressive collection on Anguilla’s history. In the area of education Governor Holiday visited and got an update on the background of the annual ‘Fun Day’ program organized by the SEN (Special Education Needs) for challenged children. He also received a tour at WISE (Workshop Initiative for Support in Education) which focuses on educating students at risk who are practically inclined.Governor Holiday concluded his visit with a brief visit to one of Anguilla major hotels, the recently re-opened Malliouhana Hotel, followed by a meeting with the Board and Management of the Anguilla Chamber of Commerce.