Published On: Thu, Feb 8th, 2018

Prime Minister Leona Romeo Marlin & State Secretary Raymond Knops visit Roof Repair Program Candidates

PM Leona Marlin - Raymond Knops visit roof repair candidates

Philipsburg – On Thursday afternoon a delegation including Prime Minister Leona Romeo Marlin, Minister of VROMI Miklos Giterson and State Secretary Raymond Knops visited 2 of the 480 homes that have been selected for reconstruction in the Roof Repair Program that is being executed by the Government of Sint Maarten.

“I am confident that we are heading in the right direction as the Government of Sint Maarten continues to develop programs that will assist and bring relief to persons in the community”, said Prime Minister Leona Romeo Marlin following meetings with State Secretary Knops.

The objective of the tour was to have State Secretary Knops witness first hand the severity of the damages caused by Hurricane Irma. The delegation spoke with the home owners Margarita Sommersal and Olivia Mars who shared their experiences post Hurricane Irma.