Thursday, June 20, 2019

New waterfront entertainment area to be developed, says PM

 Prime Minister, Dr. Hubert Minnis.

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NASSAU, BAHAMAS – In order to boost Bahamian ownership in tourism and boost spending of cruise ship passengers, the government plans to redevelop the stretch of land from Arawak Cay, more commonly called the Fish Fry, to Junkanoo Beach and Long Wharf, Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis announced in the House of Assembly yesterday during the budget debate.

“This new entertainment area for Nassau will result in scores of Bahamians going to the waterfront for entertainment and relaxation of a weekly basis,” he said.

“We will enhance and beautify the area for Junkanoo practices, cookouts, festivals and other events.

“Like Saunders Beach and Montagu Beach, we will enhance the beaches and swimming areas for Bahamians and visitors.

“The House will recall that it is the FNM that first developed Fish Fry, which has been extremely successful.”  Read more >>