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Foreign Office Minister Mark Simmonds has welcomed the return of democratic government to the Turks and Caicos Islands.
Speaking after the results of the Turks and Caicos Islands’ elections were announced, Minister for the Overseas Territories, Mark Simmonds, said:
“I welcome the return of democratic government to the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI). I am particularly pleased that so many Islanders voted in this historic election.
“I look forward to working with Premier Ewing, who will be sworn in by His Excellency the Governor as soon as possible. There are many challenges ahead but TCI Islanders can rest assured that we will support the new government in its efforts to build on recent reforms, particularly prudent financial management, economic growth and sustainable prosperity.”