FREEPORT, Grand Bahama – While in Grand Bahama on Friday, Prime Minister the Rt. Hon. Perry G. Christie toured the 3rd Annual Grand Bahama Technical, Industrial and Maritime Career Opportunities Fair. He was accompanied by the Hon. Obie Wilchcombe, Minister of Tourism; the Hon. Jerome Fitzgerald, Minister of Education, Science and Technology; and the Hon. Dr. Michael Darville, Minister for Grand Bahama.
The one-day event was held at the Grand Lucayan resort, with represenation from the Grand Bahama Port Authority, PharmaChem, Grand Bahama Utility Company, Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute, Freeport Container Port, the Grand Bahama Airport Company, Grand Bahama Shipyard Limited, BORCO, Cable Bahamas, Pineyard Steel, Fabrication and Construction Company, and LJM Maritime Academy.
High school students on the island were invited to the event to explore various career opportunities available.