Construction of a Bridge between Saint Kitts & Nevis
Minister of Public Infrastructure, Honourable Ian Liburd, announced at the recent “Discussions for Prosperity” town hall meeting in St. Peters, that there are proposals awaiting for consideration by the Cabinet of Ministers, which could be about a bridge between Saint Kitts & Nevis. The construction will connect Saint Kitts & Nevis and will bring greater ease of travel between the twin-islands.
“I commit to you that as the Minister of Public Infrastructure that I will drive that [initiative],” … and I know I have the full support of the entire Cabinet and the Minister of Finance” Honourable Ian Liburd said.
Minister Ian Liburd said that this project will facilitate the inter-island travel and bring the peoples of the islands closer together. The Federal Cabinet already has of alternating meetings between St. Kitts and Nevis. Officials predicted increase in economic activity if there were a bridge between Saint Kitts & Nevis.
Minister Ian Liburd expects the project to be completed before the end of the first term of the Government of National Unity, which constitutionally ends in 2020.