Local contractors and workers at Kittitian Hill praised for workmanship
|St. Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister Rt. Hon. Dr. Denzil Douglas interacting|
|St. Kitts and Nevis’ Prime Minister the Rt. Hon. Dr. Denzil Douglas looks at the work of the workmen at Kittitian Hill|
|Two workmen on the roof of one of the buildings under construction. (Photos by Erasmus Williams)|
BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, FEBRUARY 6TH 2012 (CUOPM) – Local contractors and construction workers employed at the Kittitian Hill project has come in for high praise from St. Kitts and Nevis’ Prime Minister the Rt. Hon. Dr. Denzil L. Douglas.
During a recent visit to the construction where 35 cottages and 2 villas are in various stages of completion, Prime Minister Douglas said the work so far is of good quality.
“Here we have no less than about 15 local contractors working in concrete and working in wood separately and also specifically working on the roof for the cottages that are now under construction,” said Dr. Douglas in a brief statement at the end of the tour of several of the cottages, the 18-hole Woosman-designed golf course is fifty percent completed and the driving range that is 80 percent finish.
Prime Minister Douglas, who is also the Parliamentary Representative for the area said the project holds the promise “with the official opening of the first phase on the 12th day of the 12th month in 2012.
“Kittitian Hill project is a local project,” said Dr. Douglas, who expressed thanks to Mr.Val Kampadoo for the ideas for the specific designing of the project which blends all of the natural environmental aspect.
He also thanked the chairman and members of the Sugar Industry diversification Fund(SIDF) for the tremendous financial support that has been given to this particular project at a time when the region and the world are experiencing the worst prolonged financial and economic crisis.
“It speaks to a large extent of the planning of this government; the support that has been provided by the developers and the tremendous out pouring of supporters well from all who are providing services here at the Kittitian Hill site,” said Prime Minister Douglas, who also thanked the support Staff at the Kittitian Hill offices in St. Paul’s and Basseterre.