Home Affairs Minister Patricia Gordon-Pamplin has disclosed that just over 1,000 work permits have been issued in connection with the America’s Cup.

Responding to questions fielded by Opposition MP Diallo Rabain, the Minister told MPs that 1,028 work permits have been issued for the AC. She also said decisions were pending on another 13 related work permit applications.

The Minister also said 59 work permits have been issued to date that are linked to the new airport development project.

She also noted that the figures released do not specify which work permit applications were submitted in relation to either project.