Government officials meet with Micoud fisher folk

Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries, Physical Planning, Natural Resources and Co-operatives Ezechiel Joseph and Dr. Gale Rigobert, Parliamentary Representative for Micoud North met with the Fisher-folk of Micoud North on Thursday February 25 to provide an update on the new jetty project.

Government Ministers at Micoud meeting

The Government Ministers also listened to some of the concerns of the residents as it pertains to fishing.

Fishers engaged

Permanent Secretary in the Ministry, Barrymore Felicien and the Deputy Chief Fisheries Officer Thomas Nelson were also present.

According to Dr. Rigobert the meeting was timely to provide an update on where the Government was with the project which is now well advanced. She acknowledged that the fisher folk had been very patient and understood their anxieties and concerns at this time.

Dr. Rigobert assured them that this was the first time the project had gotten so far along with the financing now fully secured to see it to fruition.