Premier responds to opposition criticism of his travels
Premier with chancellor of the exchequer George Osbourne, at the IMF meetings in Tokyo, discussing issues in the Overseas Association Decision (OAD), which he is opposed to signing in its current form.[/caption]Premier McKeeva Bush had a strongly worded response to the Progressive’s criticism of his travels on behalf of the country. In a statement issued by his press secretary on Wednesday, the Premier emphasised the necessity of his official travels to bring investment to the Cayman Islands.
The Premier was in Asia representing the Cayman Islands on a number of levels, including making representations to the UK Chancellor of the Exchequer to promoting inward investment for the country and attending the Commonwealth Finance Minister’s meeting and associated meetings of the IMF and World Bank. He was pursuing business opportunities for the Cayman Islands elsewhere, including a visit to Hong Kong and the China Offshore Summit in Shanghai.
Below is an attachment of the Premier’s response: