PRIME MINISTER HARRIS CALLS FOR NATIONAL UNITY ON INDEPENDENCE DAY

Basseterre, St. Kitts, September 19, 2019 (SKNIS): As the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis celebrates 36 years of Independence, today, September 19, under the theme Unify, Transform, Enrich: Uplifting Communities for Independence 36″, Prime Minister, Dr. the Honourable Timothy, has called for national unity among the people.

During his address to the Nation to observe its 36th Independence Day, Prime Harris, congratulated citizens and residents on this auspicious occasion, while outlining that the theme encapsulates a united front.

“This year, we celebrate under the theme Unify, Transform, Enrich: Uplifting Communities for Independence 36 – a theme that encapsulates perfectly the ideals and aspirations laid out in the preamble of our Constitution. A theme that focuses on us empowering each other to transform and enrich the communities and Federation of which we are a part,” said Prime Minister Harris.”

Trevis Belle, a national of St. Kitts and Nevis, studying in the United States of America, emerged as the winner for this year’s 36th Independence Celebrations from the themes that were submitted during the national theme competition that was launched in early June 2019. Mr. Belle has been duly recognized by the Government for his contribution. He has been issued with official invitations to all major Independence events over which the Government has control. The winning theme also has been incorporated in all official communications and events surrounding the Independence celebrations.