Official Visit to Newport, Rhode Island
The Premier of Bermuda made an official visit to Newport, Rhode Island to participate in events prior to the start of the 2016 Newport to Bermuda Race.
While there he attended two events, at which he delivered some remarks. The first event was a reception hosted by Gosling’s for all competitors and organisers at the Newport Shipyard. The second was a reception and dinner hosted by the Commodore of the Cruising Club of America. During his remarks the Premier outlined the positive effects of the Newport/Bermuda race and other recent developments on the island.
During the trip, the Premier also met with members of the Newport City Government. The meeting centered on Newport’s approach to infrastructure development, resiliency and its strategy for the financing of capital projects.
The Premier was accompanied on this trip by his wife Pamela, and Special Aide to the Premier, Miss. Jannell Ford