PM Roosevelt Skerrit visits Penville with Tourism Minister


PM Roosevelt Skerrit visits Penville with Tourism Minister

The Small Business Support Unit in the Commonwealth of Dominica visited Penville on August 26, Friday for another community outreach drive.

Penville, which is home to some of Dominica’s major tourist sites, such as the Cold Soufriere and Bwa Neff Falls, was visited by Parliamentary Representative from Penville, Prime Minister of Dominica – Dr Roosevelt Skerrit, Tourism Minister Denise Charles and PS Lisa Valmond.

On its official Facebook handle, the Ministry of Tourism, International Transport, and Maritime Initiatives posted several pictures from the visit and stated, “The team engaged, educated, and informed the people on the Small Business One Stop Shop! Today at 4 pm, look out for us in Portsmouth! Small Business One Stop Shop Community Outreach Continues!”

Furthermore, Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit said that he visited Penville on Thursday with Tourism Minister Denise Charles and PS Lisa Valmond for Community Outreach Drive through his official Twitter handle.

He added that the team informed the individuals regarding the Small Business One Stop Shop.

Recently, on August 14, the Ministry of Tourism of Dominica launched a “Small Business One Stop Shop” under the Small Business Support Unit in order to benefit the MSMEs (Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises).

During the launch, the tourism ministry stated, “We recognize the importance of a thriving MSME sector in Dominica; therefore, we will continue to create avenues for businesses to strive.”

Small Business One Stop Shop is for all the small and medium enterprises looking to thrive their business around the country. It is one convenient location to turn what starts as an idea into a successful strving business.

The ministry also encouraged the owners of small businesses to take an active part and benefit from this new initiative which was created mainly for them.

The Team of Small Business Unit team also visited La Plaine and Newtown for community outreach drives a week after its launch.

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