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British Virgin Islands
The Ministry of Tourism, Culture, and Sustainable Development is the central Ministry responsible for strategically formulating and administering activities and national policies in areas of tourism, culture, mainstreaming sustainable development, and immigration in accordance with the Government’s national agenda.
It is accountable for oversight and advising the Minister and respective Governments on a comprehensive long-term strategic outlook to enhance the Virgin Islands’ tourism product and administering the policy and legislative framework guiding cultural policy framework and comprehensive immigration reform
The Ministry will seek to preserve and protect the national heritage, culture, and cultural expression of the Virgin Islands people and its diaspora in partnership with community partners in order to facilitate nation building efforts, a stable society and social cohesion.
The Ministry’s focus will provide executive direction on sustainable development and enhancing economic growth, through innovation and efficiency, underpinned by environmental preservation and social and economic advancement.
It is the Government entity tasked with providing oversight of the implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of all government policies. It will manage policy and planning as integral processes that transform successive Governments’ visions into policy objectives through actionable tasks and programmes.
The Ministry provides strategic and administrative support directly to the Premier and his Government and works in partnership with various civil and non-governmental entities to achieve the Territory’s sustainable development goals.
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Permanent Secretary (Ag.)
Joseph Smith Abbott