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OECS congratulates St Lucia on 43rd Anniversary of Independence

CASTRIES, St Lucia — The Commission of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) extends to the government and people of Saint Lucia warmest congratulations on the occasion of the nation’s 43rd Anniversary of Independence on Tuesday, February 22, 2022.

Saint Lucia’s celebration of this milestone achievement under the theme ‘Douvan Asanm: Celebrating our People speaks to the determination of all Saint Lucians to actively engage in the development and progress of their country. This is particularly appropriate, in light of the challenges posed by the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and its devastating consequences globally.

The Commission is appreciative of the constructive and meaningful contribution which Saint Lucia has made, and continues to make towards the growth and development of the OECS family, and takes this opportunity to convey to the Government and people of Saint Lucia, very best wishes for a future filled with health, peace, success and prosperity.

Director-General of the OECS Dr Didacus Jules will deliver an Independence Lecture on Wednesday, February 23, 2022, from 7:30 pm, as part of the Independence Anniversary celebrations. The Lecture will be streamed via all local tv stations in Saint Lucia and via social media.

The Commission remains committed to continuing in the service of the government and people of Saint Lucia, in their ongoing quest to realise their development aspirations.



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