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CARICOM SG congratulates re-elected Vincentian Leader


Posted in: Press Releases | 16 December 2015 | 3130

    Dr. the Hon. Ralph Gonsalves, Prime Minister of St Vincent and the Grenadines
    Dr. the Hon. Ralph Gonsalves, Prime Minister of St Vincent and the Grenadines

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)     CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador LaRocque has congratulated Dr. Ralph Gonsalves on his party’s victory in the recent elections in St. Vincent and the Grenadines, and his re-election to office as the nation’s leader.

    Dr. Gonsalves’ Unity Labour Party (ULP) won eight of the 15 seats at stake in the December 9 general elections to register the party’s fourth consecutive victory at the polls.  

    The CARICOM SG told Dr. Gonsalves the historic  victory is a clear demonstration of the people’s continued confidence in his leadership and the government’s ability to maintain the progress achieved and to guide them safely through the challenging times which now prevail.

    Ambassador LaRocque said the Caribbean Community will continue to benefit from Dr. Gonsalves’ wise counsel as one of the longest serving members of the Conference of Heads of Government.  He expressed appreciation for the insights and guidance which Dr. Gonsalves has provided to him and pledged his continued support and that of his staff to the sustainable development of St. Vincent and the Grenadines as part of the common effort to better the wider Community.

      

    See full congratulatory letter:

     

    It is my pleasure to extend sincere congratulations to you on the election victory of your party and your re-election to office as your nation 's leader.

     

    The victory of the Unity Labour Party is historic, marking the first time that the party has won four consecutive elections in St. Vincent and the Grenadines.  It is a clear demonstration that the people of St. Vincent and the Grenadines have continued confidence in your leadership and the ability of your government to maintain the progress achieved and to guide them safely through the challenging times which now prevail.

     

    The Caribbean Community will continue to benefit from your wise counsel and experience as one of the longest serving members of the Conference of Heads of Government.  As Secretary-General, I have come to value highly the insights you have shared with me and the guidance that you have so often generously provided.

     

    I wish you all success in your new term of office.  You can be assured of my continued support, and that of the staff of the CARICOM Secretariat, as you strive to ensure the sustainable development of your country as part of the common effort to better the wider Community.

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