Church Service, Town Hall Meeting to mark first anniversary of fourth term in office

The CABINET: Seated (left to right): Hon. Sam Condor; Governor General His Excellency Dr. Cuthbert Sebastian; Hon. Dr. Denzil Douglas and Dr. the Hon. Timothy Harris; Standing (left to right) – Hon. Richard Skerritt; Hon. Nigel Carty; Hon. Glenn Phillip; Hon. Marcella Liburd; Hon. Patrice Nisbett and Dr. the Hon. Earl Asim Martin (photo by Erasmus Williams)

ST. KITTS, JANUARY 19TH 2011 (CUOPM) – A Church Service and a Town Hall Meeting are the major events planned to celebrate the first anniversary of his St. Kitts-Nevis Labour Party’s fourth straight term in office.

Prime Minister Hon. Dr. Denzil L. Douglas, who is also the Political Leader of the Labour Party, said a Church Service will be held at the St. Thomas’ Anglican Church in Middle Island on Sunday 23rd January at 7 A.M..

The Service will be presided over by Parish Priest Rev. Malcolm Dick-Grant. The First Scripture Reading will be done by Labour Party Chairman and Senior Minister and Minister of International Trade, Industry, Commerce, Consumer Affiars, Agriculture, Marine Resources, Cooperatives and Constituency Empowerment, Dr. the Hon. Timothy Harris.

The Intercession will be said by Parliamentary Representative for St. Christopher #4 and Minister of Sports, Youth Empowerment, Information, Technology and Telecommunications, the Hon. Glenn Phillip and a Representative of the Mother’s Union.

Prime Minister and Political Leader of the Labour Party, Hon. Dr. Denzil L. Douglas, will bring greetings to the congregation.

“My Cabinet and I will meet with, listen to, and exchange ideas with the strong, the vocal, and the energized of our nation in a Town Hall Meeting at the Basseterre Boys School at 7 pm on Tuesday, January 25th, Prime Minister Douglas disclosed during his weekly programme “Ask the Prime Minister” on Tuesday.

Prime Minister Douglas will give opening remarks following introductory remarks by the moderator.

Cabinet Ministers will field questions on several issues including the economy, the recently introduced Value Added Tax (VAT), crime and other national security matters, sports, housing, the environment, agriculture, job creation, social security, education, free movement and sports.

He also disclosed that that morning will be spent reaching out to, encouraging, and paying homage to the residents of the Cardin Home “who are no longer either strong, vocal, or energized.”

It has also been disclosed that several of the constituencies will be hosting local events.

In the January 25th 2010 general elections, the St. Kitts-Nevis Labour Party won six of the eight seats on St. Kitts. The Labour Party received 60 percent of the popular votes on St. Kitts. In the cabinet, the Nevis Reformation Party (NRP) lone Parliamentary Representative, the Hon. Patrice Nisbett is the Attorney General and Minister of Justice and Legal Affairs.

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