The Ministry of Commerce, Planning and Infrastructure is pleased to announce its first virtual festival – Experience Cayman – launching this October with a schedule of online experiences centred around shopping, eating, staying and playing on-island, all designed to inspire Cayman Islands residents to support local and Experience Cayman.
Published 10th September 2020, 10:59am Press Release
Grand Cayman - In keeping with Government’s strategic priority to support small and micro business businesses across the Cayman Islands to succeed, Commerce Minister Hon. Joey Hew officially opened the Cayman Islands Centre for Business Development (CICBD) today, Tuesday, September 1.
Published 2nd September 2020, 2:32pm Press Release
ClickB4UDig - an initiative between the Department of Planning and the utilities regulator OfReg - launches today, Monday 17 August. ClickB4UDig aims to ensure subterranean critical national infrastructure is protected and those working on construction and development projects are kept safe.
This month sees a step forward for sustainability in the Cayman Islands as the Ministry of Commerce, Planning and Infrastructure (CPI) launches a new public education campaign for its National Energy Policy, Energy Cayman.
The Department of Commerce and Investment (DCI) has said that some applicants have contacted the office with queries regarding their new trade and business licence grants or renewals. “Before this public health emergency, DCI was focused on improving the customer experience and reducing wait times. We have not lost that focus,” said a representative of the DCI. “The Board is working assiduously to keep up with an extraordinary demand at this time alongside some limitations we have due to COVID-19. We are therefore asking members of the public to have some patience when applications are made or when enquiring about applications.”
The Department of Vehicle and Driver’s Licensing (DVDL) advises the public that they are currently in the process of rescheduling written and driving tests, which were postponed during the period March 19 to July 10, 2020.
In an historic meeting of the Legislative Assembly on Thursday (April 23), Members unanimously approved the onward passage of the Traffic Amendment Bill 2020 which will ease processes at the Department of Vehicle and Drivers Licensing.
The National Roads Authority (NRA) has announced that it will be accelerating critical road infrastructure projects while taking advantage of the reduction in the number of vehicles on the Island’s roads during this time.