Dominican Prime Minister Dr Roosevelt Skerrit visited the Grand Bay constituency to know the update on the project in the region, and he was accompanied by the Parliament representative of the constituency, Dr Vince Henderson.
The construction of the road would be officially commenced now. As during his visit, a contract was signed, between the Grand Bay village councillor and the contractor, for the first phase of the Balapark/ Cemetery Road (Chateau Road). Later both exchanged the contract.
The Balapark Road project is divided into two phases. The first phase will witness the construction of 100 metres of road, costing $107,985.
While having a tour to the Grand Bay constituency, Prime Minister also visited and checked the updates about the Mopo Farm Access Roads project. Expectedly, the project will help the farmers and will ensure the enhancement in the agricultural production in the area. The approx worth of the project will be $1.5 million, funding to be provided by the European Development Fund.
Dr Skerrit further said that the Government of Dominica will address the housing needs of the residents in the constituency and will try to provide accommodation to the residents.
He further shared an update on the rehabilitation of the Geneva Playing Field and said that the project would end soon, costing $500 000.
While addressing the media, Parliament Representative said that it is an important project for the whole community as every person had faced inconvenience in transportation and was reluctant to visit the constituency. He further said while explaining the benefits of the road. He further thanked Prime Minister Skerrit for the immediate action.