Central Committee Meeting scheduled for Tuesday about Constitutional Day

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PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – The Central Committee of Parliament will meet in public session on September 15 with the Minister of Education, Culture, Youth and Sports Hon. Rita Bourne-Gumbs.

The public Central Committee meeting is set for Tuesday, at 2.00pm in the General Assembly Chamber of the House at Wilhelmina Straat #1 in Philipsburg.

The agenda point is a draft National Ordinance to change several ordinances that would establish Constitution Day as a national day.  Constitution Day has been acknowledged since Sint Maarten became a country on October 10.

Members of the public are invited to the House of Parliament to attend parliamentary deliberations.

The House of Parliament is located across from the Court House in Philipsburg.

The parliamentary session will be carried live on St. Maarten Cable TV Channel 120, via Pearl Radio FM 98.1, the audio via the Internet www.pearlfmradio.com and viawww.sxmparliament.org.