PAIX BOUCHE CONSTITUENCY HOST YOUTH SUMMER DAY WITH PARL REP 2015
Roseau, Dominica – Tuesday, August 11, 2015 – Parliamentary Representative for the Paix Bouche Constituency and Minister for Commerce, Enterprise and Small Business Development – Honourable Roselyn Paul has set aside Friday, August 14, 2015 as a day to meet and engage with youth in her constituency. The day dubbed “Youth Summer Day with the ParlRep 2015” will focus on education, sensitization and social interaction among the youth in the Paix Bouche Constituency.
Minister Paul stated that “the event provides an opportunity to listen to youth voices, encourage them to take all opportunities available to them for personal and community development and update them on new and ongoing development initiatives.” It also allows youth to associate with their peers in a fun and friendly environment.
Parliamentary Representative for the Paix Bouche Constituency – Hon. Roselyn Paul Parliamentary Representative for the Paix Bouche Constituency Honourable Roselyn Paul and Minister for Youth, Sports, Culture and Constituency Empowerment – Honourable Justina Charles will deliver remarks while a special presentation on the 2015/2016 National Budget and its impact on the youth will be done by Senator the Honourable Jahsiah Benoit.
The Youth Summer Day with ParlRep 2015 begins from 10:00am..
The Hon. Parliamentary Representative for the Paix-Bouche Constituency, Roslyn Paul has expressed renewed commitment to her constituency.
Hon. Paul says she has partnered with the village councils of the communities in her constituency to undertake several projects aimed at reducing the vulnerability of these communities and promoting sustainable development.
“…Major on the cards are a number of community projects which includes the River Wall Project funded by the Basic Needs Trust Fund, and storm drains in all three communities including Calibishie Flat under the disaster Vulnerability Reduction Project.
“Works are soon to begin on the Savanne Paille/Calibishie Ridge feeder road which has served the community well in the past as an alternative route in times of natural disaster.”
She says construction of the school will begin in the next financial year. Meanwhile the project is in design phase.
In summary, she listed other completed projects undertaken in that constituency.
“In recent months, the Government provided resources for a number of small projects to include the completion of the Calibishie Resource Centre road, the construction of drains which solved the problem of the undermining of the Calibishie Methodist Church which is a hurricane shelter.
Hon. Paul was speaking at an official ceremony to commission the new Calibishie Police Station on Wednesday August 12th.