Wednesday, August 10, 2022

PM Lauds Contribution Of Indian Nationals To Saint Lucia’s Growth

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Prime Minister Philip J. Pierre on the the 75th anniversary of the ‘birth of the great nation of India’, has paid praised the contribution to Saint Lucia’s growth by Indian nationals who have made this country their home.

“Your contribution to our nation’s growth is noted and appreciated,” Pierre observed.

“Saint Lucia owes a great debt of gratitude to the Government and People of India and we are eternally grateful for your friendship, your support and your generosity. We value and appreciate the friendship forged over the years and my administration looks forward to the strengthening and deepening of that relationship,” the PM wrote on his official Facebook page on Sunday.

According to Pierre,  Saint Lucia has benefitted immensely from India as a state and from individual nationals who have made this country their home.

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He spoke of government-to-government assistance, the most recent being India’s donation of thousands of AstraZeneca vaccines which kickstarted  this country’s  COVID-19 vaccination drive earlier this year.

In addition, Pierre made mention of the many professionals such as doctors and nurses who practise here and the several leading business persons who have graced Saint Lucia’s shores and made here their home.

“Saint Lucia has also benefitted spiritually through the many Indian religious figures who have served here. Many of the Catholic parish priests in my own constituency of Castries East have been of Indian origin and I have always been thankful for their guidance and wise counsel over the years,” he stated.

On behalf of the government and people of Saint Lucia, Pierre wished  Prime Minister Modi and the Government and People of India a happy and prosperous 75th Independence anniversary.

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