PM Douglas thanks constituents for unwavering support
|St. Christopher 6 Parliamentary Representative, Prime Minister the Rt. Hon. Dr. Denzil Douglas speaking at the Church Service.|
BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, FEBRUARY 20TH 2012 (CUOPM) – Residents of St. Christopher Six joined their Parliamentary Representative, Prime Minister the Rt. Hon. Dr. Denzil L. Douglas, at the K. J. Swanston Memorial Methodist Church in Dieppe Bay on Sunday to give God thanks for the second anniversary of the re-election of the Labour Party for a fourth consecutive term of office.
Also in attendance were Cabinet Ministers, Executive members of the governing St. Kitts-Nevis Labour Party, the St. Kitts-Nevis Trades and Labour Union and the Diplomatic and Consular Corps.
In brief remarks, Prime Minister Douglas expressed thanks to the Church Board for giving the green light for the St. Kitts-Nevis Labour Party Constituency #6 Branch to worship at the Church.
“The privilege and honor is mine to also thank those who have come from the Government, those who have come from the National Party, and those who have come from the Diplomatic and Consular Community in St. Kitts to be with us here on this special occasion,” said Dr. Douglas.
He also thanked those who have come from other parts of the country as part of the St. Kitts-Nevis Labour Party.
|St. Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister Rt. Hon. Dr. Denzil Douglas , Cabinet Ministers and Ambassadors were among the congregation on Sunday.|
“I want to emphasize in particular, that on the 2nd anniversary of the 4th term Election victory, we do not take anything for granted. It is because we take nothing for granted why we thought it was important to come here and worship with you, to give God thanks because we do not take God’s blessings and mercies upon us as a Party, as a an Organization, as a Government, as a people, as a country, for granted,” said Prime Minister Douglas.
He also thanked the people of Constituency Six, “because we do not take them as well for granted. We thank them for their support; we thank each of you for your support over the years and for the support that we continue to expect and request of you very humbly in the years ahead.”
“We thank you all for what you have been to the Labour Party, what you have been in terms of support to the Constituency Branch been and we thank you for recognizing as well what each of us has to as individuals and as a country to move our country forward. God bless you so very much for this opportunity to worship here and for you to be with us as well as a congregation,” said Prime Minister Douglas.
Prime Minister Douglas read the First Lesson, while the Second Lesson was read by Sen. the Hon. Nigel Carty, Minister of Education and Information.
The homily was delivered by Methodist Minister, the Rev. Joyce Rohan.