The Premier, the Hon. Michael Dunkley, JP, MP, joined world leaders in extending congratulations to newly appointed British Prime Minister, the Rt. Hon. Theresa May MP. And earlier today, the Premier sent formal correspondence to the Prime Minister expressing well wishes on behalf of Bermuda.
In an excerpt from the letter, Premier Dunkley wrote, "Congratulations on your recent appointment as Prime Minister. Bermuda, the largest (by population) British Overseas Territory, is the most self-governed with the greatest constitutional autonomy of all Overseas Territories, a status of which we are extremely proud. As a British Overseas Territory I look forward to establishing a strong partnership with UK Cabinet Ministers and will work to ensure that all Ministers have an understanding and appreciation on the long standing relationship Britain has with Bermuda.”
Premier Dunkley will also send formal correspondence on behalf of Bermuda to newly appointed UK Cabinet Ministers, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond.
The Ministry of Public Works is advising that effective August 6, 2018, Blackwatch Pass will be closed to traffic so that construction works can be conducted. The closure will be for an extended period of time. While Blackwatch Pass is closed the public is encouraged to seek alternative routes to avoid delays.