THE Government and people of Grenada should stand proud in their forty-first anniversary of Independence, as a nation that has stood bravely and overcome many challenges, Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar SC has said.
In a statement issued yesterday, the Prime Minister sent her congratulations to the Government and people of Grenada, now in its forty-first year since gaining independence on 07 February 1974.
“Grenada is testimony to the fact that resilience and fortitude are measured not simply in numbers, but in patriotism and a deep love for liberty,” the Prime Minister said.
“We in Trinidad & Tobago also share a very special bond with the people of Grenada, with both nations having weathered both natural disasters and insurrections which threatened our democratic institutions. As nations and people, we understand that challenges must be met with resolve and together, we have risen out of those challenges stronger, and more unified.”
Prime Minister Persad-Bissessar added: “On this occasion of Independence Day, I wish the Government and people of Grenada continued strength and progress. I also thank them for the example they have set for all in the Caribbean region of how passion and patriotism can overcome even the harshest tests.”
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