Extensive coverage for the opening of the National Parliament

National Parliament

ZIZ News…March 10, 2010 – Plans are already in place for the coverage of the official opening of the National Parliament this morning, a joint effort of CUOPM, SKNIS and ZIZ Broadcasting Corporation.

The fourth-term St. Kitts-Nevis Labour Party Administration policies and programmes of Prime Minister Hon. Dr. Denzil L. Douglas will be outlined at the Opening of a new session of the National Assembly following the General Elections held on January 25, 2010.

Governor General His Excellency Dr. Sir Cuthbert Sebastian will deliver the traditional Speech from the Throne following the election of a Speaker and a Deputy Speaker and the taking of the Oath by all members on the government and opposition benches.

The ceremony which will include a Guard of Honor drawn up for the Prime Minister and later in the program the Governor General will be carried live on ZIZ Television and Radio and streamed on the World Wide Web. Other radio stations locally and in the region are expected to join ZIZ for the coverage

Following the inspection of the Guard of Honour outside Government Headquarters, the Prime Minister will lead a procession of parliamentarians to the National Assembly Chambers.

The National Assembly will adjourn following the Throne Speech and the Departure of the Governor General.

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