Former Prime Minister and National Hero Sir Lester Bird is urging the government to begin construction on development projects early in the New Year.
Sir Lester who made the comment following the 2017 Throne Speech on Monday said that once the government completes these projects, Antiguans and Barbudans will see a BOOM in the economy.
Meantime the Former Prime Minister said that he will be trying to persuade the government to implement an eco-tourism project on the island. He said that 500 acres of land valuing 100 million dollars has already been earmarked for the project.
He said that this will have a positive impact on the country’s Tourism Sector.