Prime Minister Gaston Browne has written to the Prime Minister of Barbados, Mia Mottley congratulating the Government, and people of Barbados, on their 55th Anniversary of Independence, in what he has described as a historic leap forward to becoming a Republic.
In a letter to Prime Minister Mottley, Prime Minister Browne said, “the Government and people of Antigua and Barbuda applaud your administration and the people of Barbados for taking the historic and bold step forward in choosing to move Barbados to a Republic.
“As Chairman of the CARICOM, I take this opportunity to reaffirm my commitment to strengthening regional collaboration, integration, and development for which we stride in order to safeguard a more sustainable future for our people. I pledge our continued engagement in this noble endeavor as Barbados remains an esteemed partner.”
“Prime Minister, congratulations on the historic leap forward to becoming a Republic, and please accept the assurances of my highest consideration and continued wishes for outstanding success,” PM Browne concluded.