The Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of Dominica, Dr Roosevelt Skerrit, has congratulated the famers and vendors of the island state who were awarded at the Saturday’s function. The details about the above mentioned has been shared by the Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, via his official social media handle.
It is to be noted that, the Prime Minister has commemorated the occasion of 45th independence day to the hardworking farmers, fishers and vendors who are serving the society. Noting to which, PM Skerrit, added that, “In the spirit of Dominica’s 45th anniversary of independence theme, ‘Annou Sélébwé,’ we celebrated our hardworking farmers, fishers and vendors who continue to serve our country and people with distinction, at Market Day with a Difference at the Roseau Market on Saturday.”
In the post, he mentioned about honouring them for their contribution in the market as well as towards the development of the nation. Noting to which, PM Skerrit, said that, “We honour them for their contribution to national food security, nutrition and sustainable agriculture systems.”
Along with this, he has also extended congratulations to the farmers as well as the vendors, considering which, he stated that, “Congratulations to the farmers and vendors who were awarded at Saturday’s function.”
About Dominica’s Independence
The Commonwealth of Dominica got independent on November 3, 1978, and is marking its 45th anniversary of the independence. The theme for this year’s independence day is “Anou Salebwe”, which means “Let us celeberate.”
Considering this, the Minister of Culture, Youth Sports and Community Development, Gretta Roberts highlighted that, “The theme for this year’s independence day is simple but has significant meaning. It reminds that even during the difficult times the indomitable spirit of Dominica is always guaranteed to take us through. As a government, we have faced multiple challenges both naturally and in manmade way yet we move ahead with responsibility to bag our brighter future for our people of Dominica.”