Chief Minister To Hold Community Meetings Across Gibraltar &...

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The Chief Minister, the Hon Fabian Picardo, will extend his weekly community meetings  beyond No 6 Convent Place to include locations across Gibraltar. This exciting new format for Chief Minister’s community meetings ensures that meetings are accessible to all constituents at convenient locations and on an equal footing.  As with…

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Gibraltar at World Travel Market – 778/2019

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Gibraltar is participating at the World Travel Market (WTM) being held from 4 to 6 November at the ExCeL London exhibition centre. WTM London is the leading global event for the travel industry to meet industry professionals and conduct business deals. Through its industry networks and unrivalled global reach, WTM…

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STTPP – New Pay & Display Parking Scheme at South Pavi...

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The Ministry of Business, Tourism and Transport is pleased to announce as part of Sustainable Traffic, Transport and Parking Plan (STTPP) that as from Thursday 7th November 2019, a new Pay & Display parking zone within South Pavilion Car Park will become operational.  This new parking facility within the Residential…

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Art Exhibition Celebrates the Artistic Life of Elio Cruz ...

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A major art exhibition is being planned by Gibraltar Cultural Services for the 20th January 2020. This exhibition, entitled ‘One Man: Many Talents’, will celebrate the artistic life of Gibraltarian artist Elio Cruz.  Elio Cruz is a renowned local playwright, both in the English and Llanito language and author of…

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Ceremonial Opening of the Parliament: Melvyn Farrell BEM RD ...

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Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar is convening the Ceremonial Opening of the Parliament for Thursday the 14th of November at 11am. The first motion to be considered by the Parliament will be for the appointment of a Speaker.    Having consulted with Hon Mr Keith Azopardi QC, in keeping with Section…

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Government will continue to take steps to protect Gibraltar ...

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The European Union today further extended the date of the United Kingdom’s EU departure to 31 January 2020. There is provision for an earlier exit in the event that the UK Parliament ratifies the Withdrawal Agreement sooner. The position of the Government of Gibraltar remains unchanged. The best deal for…

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Fire Service Officer attends Incident Command Courses in UK ...

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  Sub Officer Dino Navarro from the Gibraltar Fire and Rescue Service has recently completed an Incident Command course at the Fire Service College (FSC) in Moreton-In-Marsh, Gloucestershire, UK. Mr Navarro successfully completed the demanding Incident Command Level 2 award. This course utilizes a blended learning approach over a six…

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Successful Test For New Port Ramp – 767/2019

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The Government continues with its contingency plans for a no deal Brexit in the event that we were to leave the European Union without an agreement. Early this (Monday) morning, the ferry which will run the route from Algeciras docked in Gibraltar in order to test the new vehicle ramp…

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Double Taxation Agreement & Tax Treaty with Spain –...

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Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar notes the statement from the GSD Opposition that welcomes the Double Taxation Agreement (DTA) concluded by the GSLP/Liberal Government with the United Kingdom. The DTA with the UK will be an important instrument for citizens generally and for the financial services and online gaming sector…

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Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council to open Gibra...

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  The Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council (CWEIC) will be opening an office in Gibraltar. This has been agreed in principle following discussions between CWEIC’s Chief Executive Alan Gemmell and Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia. The Government of Gibraltar sees this as part of its overall strategy to identify…

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Government Reiterates its Support for the Civil Service R...

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The Chief Secretary, the Civil Service and the wider Public Sector enjoys the full support of Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar. In a statement issued in reply to media coverage and statements issued in recent days relating to the announcement of the new leadership and management programmes on Monday, HMGOG…

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Chief Secretary Notes GGCA Statement – 758/2019

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The Chief Secretary notes the position of the GGCA.Mr Grech said: “I have made specifically clear in our press release that, and I quote, in ‘delivering this programme we will be working closely with the unions that represent public sector workers to ensure that we bring out the very best…

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Agreement Reached with Royal Mail for a Direct Mail Flight t...

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Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar is pleased to announce that as part of its Brexit contingency measures, it has successfully coordinated arrangements with Royal Mail so that all incoming Post Office mail and parcels to Gibraltar arrive on a direct flight from London.  Minister for Postal Services, the Hon Vijay…

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Medicinal Cannabis – 756/2019

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HM Government of Gibraltar is pleased to announce the publication of the Drugs (Misuse) (Amendment) Regulations 2019 (the “Regulations”), which amend the Drugs (Misuse) Regulations 2005. The Regulations provide for the supply and possession of certain cannabis-based products for medicinal use in limited circumstances. Registered medical practitioners working in the…

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HM Government of Gibraltar Announces a Major Reform Programm...

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Darren Grech, Chief Secretary to HM Government of Gibraltar, has set out a major reform programme for the Public Service which will be rolled out over the next few years. The reform will include a restructuring of existing departmental management systems and of officers’ areas of responsibility, plus a review…

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The Chief Minister & the Minister for Sport Officially O...

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Last week the Chief Minister, the Hon Fabian Picardo and the Minister for Sport, the Hon Steven Linares officially inaugurated the home of the Gibraltar Darts Association. The club house situated within the new Europa Sports Complex has been named the “George Federico Darts Hall”, in recognition of George’s long…

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New Government Ministerial Portfolios – 754/2019

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  The Chief Minister Fabian Picardo this morning completed the exercise of allocating portfolio responsibilities to the newly elected GSLP/Liberal Government Ministers, in consultation with the Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia. The Cabinet met briefly at midday for a short meeting following last week’s general election. Individual Ministers were…

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Statement on Proteccion Civil Incident – 753/2019

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Following yesterday’s incident in which a car containing 5 Spanish Proteccion Civil officers crossed into Gibraltar from La Linea, the Chief Minister called on HM Customs and the Borders & Coastguard Agency to investigate all relevant circumstances. The Chief Secretary can now confirm that, after initial investigations, 2 Borders and…

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Laguna Youth Club Weekend Trip – 751/2019

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  A group of sixteen members from Laguna Youth club took part in a weekend trip to a residential centre on the outskirts of el Puerto de Santa Maria, Cadiz. The weekend provided the young people with a chance to try out new activities which many had either not had…

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Double Tax Agreement Concluded by Gibraltar and UK – 7...

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Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar and Her Majesty’s Government are pleased to announce that a Double Tax Agreement between them has been successfully concluded.  The Government of Gibraltar has been working towards such an outcome for several years with the substantive text agreed on the 1 August 2019 and the…

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