Prime Minister Dr Roosevelt Skerrit held an on-site meeting with the leaders of the Dominica National Scout Association and the Girl Guides Association of Dominica on Thursday, February 24, 2022. Prime Minister Skerrit has informed about the meeting and asserted that he had joined the Parliamentary Representative of the Roseau Central Constituency, Melissa Skerrit, to hold a meeting with the delegations.
While informing about the meeting, PM Skerrit noted, “I have joined the Parliamentary Representative of the Roseau Central Constituency, Melissa Skerrit, earlier today, for an on-site meeting with leaders of the Dominica National Scout Association and the Girl Guides Association of Dominica”.
The on-site meeting with the PM Skerrit has facilitated the old Scouts/Girl Guides Center on High Street as Melissa Skerrit has proposed various plans to uplift the site. She asserted that she has put forth multiple initiatives in front of the associations, which includes the construction of a multi-purpose facility on the site.
Melissa Skerrit has also promised to build the new offices for the associations at the site and would facilitate various other sites.
As per Dominica’s administration, the proposed plans would provide various facilities that will provide space for a wood workshop and other skills training programmes.
Melissa Skerrit asserted that the plans create various opportunities for arts and craft workshops, and it also serves as a costume design and construction hub.
During their on-site meeting and visit at the place, Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit and Melissa Skerrit have also visited various other places and stopped at the former Dominica Club on High Street. The street has been considered the rehabilitation of the tennis courts and various other initiatives to bring economic activity to the area.
So, the authorities have visited the site to uplift the economic level of the area by initiating various other plans.
Prime Minister Skerrit and Dominica were applauded by their citizens as one of the citizens named Edgar Hunter commented, “Another powerful initiative. The Scouts and Guides movement is essential in the formation of our young men and women”.
Another resident Leslie Charles also expressed, “Boy Scouts and Girl Guides help to keep the youth occupied and focused and away from undesired behaviour”.