Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit said he is pleased with the progress being made towards the construction of an International Airport.
Mr. Skerrit led a delegation at the site in Wesley on Monday, where work has begun on the clearing of 63 acres of land.
He said, “The lab is completed with all of the necessary lab equipment on the island and will be installed in the next few days, including the equipment needed for the geothermal technical surveys and studies.”
He added, “This is a very important component for construction and so we are very satisfied with the quality of work.”
The delegation visited the actual site of the construction of the airport, where clearing the site to allow road access for the equipment has started.
Some 63 acres of land were cleared using all local heavy equipment operators and owners.
“So far so good we are progressing in the next several months we will sign the major contract for the construction of the airport,”said Mr. Skerrit
The Dominican leader, added all of the elements that are necessary for the actual commencement of the airport have fallen into place.