The Defenders of Gibraltar have welcomed the Chief Minister’s appearance at yesterday’s Commons Foreign Affairs Committee meeting. Somewhat echoing the Mr. Picardo’s comments, the group insists that ‘the United Kingdom has not done enough to deter the constant bullying and harassment by the Spanish Government towards Gibraltar and its people, and should bring its diplomatic pressure to bear in order to begin to see tangible results’
Coinciding with tomorrow’s World Book Day celebrations, the Ministry of Culture has purchased £6000 worth of new books for the John Mackintosh Hall Library, including adult fiction, adult non-fiction and children’s fiction.
Gibraltar Tourist Board will attend this year’s edition of the international travel trade fair ITB Berlin which is held in the German capital from 5th- 9th March. The ITB Berlin (Internationale Tourismus-Börse Berlin) is the world's premier tourism trade fair alongside FITUR and the World Travel Market.
A relatively low uptake of the invitation to register for the GRA’s ‘Opt-Out Register’ has resulted in the authority once again calling on individuals to consider whether they would benefit from appearing on the register.
Type 23 Frigate HMS Montrose arrives in Gibraltar tomorrow following a seven-month operational deployment within the Mediterranean and Gulf regions.
In one of her most recent operational tasks HMS Montrose has been working alongside warships from Denmark and Norway to carry out escort and protection duties of two merchant vessels who are transporting chemicals from Syria for onward destruction, as part of Operation RECSYR.