Holiday visits Aruba as part of farewell tour

Holiday visits Aruba as  part of farewell tour

From left: Aruba Governor Alfonso Boekhoudt and St. Maarten Governor Eugene B. Holiday in discussion at Cas Ceremonial in Aruba.

PHILIPSBURG--Governor Eugene B. Holiday paid a two-day working visit to Aruba as part of his farewell as Governor of St. Maarten on Wednesday and Thursday, August 24-25.

  Holiday met with the Governor of Aruba Alfonso Boekhoudt on Wednesday, when they looked back on their cooperation as governors over the past years. That same evening Boekhoudt hosted a farewell reception in honour of Holiday. During the reception, Boekhoudt thanked Holiday for their pleasant working relationship, his willingness to offer advice when needed and his friendship.

  Holiday also addressed his colleague of Aruba and the guests present. He expressed his appreciation for the good working relation with Boekhoudt. He also spoke about the close family ties between the people of Aruba and the people of St. Maarten and stressed the importance of cooperation between the countries. He closed by wishing the people and government of Aruba all the best and thanked Boekhoudt and his wife for the gesture of organising a beautiful farewell reception.

  On Thursday, Holiday paid a courtesy visit to the President of Parliament of Aruba, Edgar Vrolijk, and the Prime Minister of Aruba, Evelyn Wever-Croes. He also visited the Savaneta marine base, where he met Commander of the Marines at Savaneta Lieutenant-Colonel Van Wijk and three non-commissioned officers of the St. Maarten detachment of the marines. They spoke, among other things, about the preparations for the Atlantic hurricane season.

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