The Select Committee of the National Assembly with a special mandate to look at island issues has visited Farquhar. Present on the trip were committee members Wavel Ramkalawan Chairman of the Committee), Bernard Georges, Sabastien Pillay, Charles de Commarmond, Clifford Andre and Chantal Ghislain together with Deputy Speaker Nicholas Prea and LDS Chief Whip Ahmed Afif and consultants Irine Fonseka and Jerry Morin. IDC were represented by Chairman Patrick Berlouis, CEO Glenny Savy and board member Patrick Lablache.
The delegation were able to see at first hand the extent of damage to the environment and infrastructure at Farquhar following Cyclone Fantala. They were also able to inspect the repair work undertaken since the damage was caused including provision to make buildings as cyclone proof as possible.
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