BASSETERRE, St. Kitts, November 02, 2019 (Press Unit in the Office of the Prime Minister) – The Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis, Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris extended congratulations to the Government and people of Antigua and Barbuda in recognition of the country’s attainment of 38 years of Independence on Friday, November 1, 2019.
In a letter addressed to Antigua and Barbuda’s Prime Minister, the Honourable Gaston Browne, Prime Minister Harris stated that, “Thirty-eight years of nationhood is indeed an important milestone worthy of celebration. It is a time to reflect on the many challenges you have overcome as a sovereign state, and press ahead with a strong sense of purpose and optimism.”
Prime Minister Harris added that the theme – “Embracing our National Pride” – chosen to commemorate the country’s Independence anniversary – “speaks to your willingness to acknowledge and celebrate your identity as a nation. It is moreover, a clarion call to all nationals of Antigua and Barbuda to engage in the continuous task of nation building.”
Dr. Harris’ congratulatory letter to Prime Minister Browne continued, “I pray Almighty God’s blessing and protection on you and the people of Antigua and Barbuda. May you grow in strength and prosperity in the weeks and months ahead.”