PM Douglas personally expresses condolences to widow of Dr. Simeon Daniel

St. Kitts and Nevis’ Prime Minister the Rt. Hon. Dr. Denzil Douglas (left) and Mrs. Sheila Daniel.
St. Kitts and Nevis’ Prime Minister the Rt. Hon. Dr. Denzil Douglas (left), Mrs. Sheila Daniel (center) and Premier of Nevis, the Hon. Joseph Parry.

BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, JUNE 2ND 2012 (CUOPM) – Prime Minister of the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis, the Rt. Hon. Dr. Denzil L. Douglas personally expressed his condolences to Mrs. Sheila Daniel, widow of the Dr. Simeon Daniel at the family home on Friday.

Dr. Daniel, the First Premier of Nevis and the last pre-Independence Minister of Finance and First Minister of Finance, post Independence died at his home on Sunday May 27th 2012 after a prolonged illness.

Prime Minister Douglas, who was accompanied by the Premier of Nevis, the Hon. Joseph Parry, expressed his personal sympathy and that of his Cabinet and the Federation on the passing of Dr. Daniel.

Dr. Douglas briefly recalled the contribution of Dr. Daniel, not only to Nevis, but also to St. Kitts and Nevis and gave the assurance that the Federal Government will provide all that is required and necessary in accordance with the wishes of Dr. Daniel and the family.

He informed Mrs. Daniel that the Federal Government will be represented at the Official Funeral on Tuesday 5th June.

During the short period, Mrs. Daniel spoke of how she came to marry the popular barrister and politician for 35 years.

Mrs. Daniel thanked Prime Minister Douglas for travelling to Nevis to extend his personal condolences and wished him well.

(left to right) – Premier of Nevis, Hon. Joseph Parry; Mr. Sean Daniel (a LIAT pilot); Mrs. Sheila Daniel; St. Kitts and Nevis’ Prime Minister the Rt. Hon. Dr. Denzil Douglas and Mr. Adrian Daniel (a barrister).

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