Castries: The government of Saint Lucia celebrated the 44th anniversary of Independence, with all citizens of Saint Lucia have participating in the festivities and scheduled events on Independence Day.
The theme chosen by the government for this year’s Independence Day celebrations was “Douvan Ansanm: One People. Shaping our Destiny”. In addition to various planned activities that aimed to showcase the country’s rich history and promote gender equality, the celebrations were also geared towards fostering a sense of unity and togetherness among the people of Saint Lucia.
Various Ministers and leaders worldwide wished and congratulated the country on the 44th Independence Anniversary. Saint Lucia recent Minister of External Affairs also wished “Happy 44th Independence anniversary to the island Saint Lucia.”
While expressing, he said, “On this special occasion, may we, as Saint Lucians both here and in the diaspora, celebrate our successes whilst looking towards a brighter future. We continue to overcome the challenges which confront us and remain steadfast in our efforts towards building a more resilient nation for current and future generations! Douvan Ansanm: One People, Shaping Our Destiny.”
The Prime Minister of Grenada also congratulated the country with their warming message in which they wrote, “The Grenada administration wishes heartiest felicitations to the Government and citizens of Saint Lucia on the occasion of their 44th Anniversary of Independence today, February 22, 2023.”
Furthermore, they also shared a note to mark the occasion, where they extended their best wishes for the continued peace, prosperity, and well-being of the people of Saint Lucia.”
Both nations share a great bond of friendship, and Grenda also prested their desire in which they stated that they are looking forward to the strengthening of relations as we work together within the ambit of our Caribbean Community and at multilateral levels.
Moreover, Grenada Prime Minister Dickon Mitchell attends a reception at the Police Headquarters in Saint Lucia, hosted by the Acting Commissioner of Police, Mrs Crusita Descartes-Pelius, to celebrate the nation’s 44th Anniversary of Independence!