PRESS RELEASE – Prime Minister, Honourable Dr. Kenny D. Anthony, has extended congratulations to the Honourable Dr. Ralph Gonsalves, whose Unity Labour Party was re-elected as the Government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines for a fourth consecutive term on December 9, 2015.
Dr. Gonsalves and his Unity Labour Party retained their one seat majority in the hotly contested General Elections.
Said Dr. Anthony,
“On behalf of the Government and people of Saint Lucia, and on my own behalf, it is my pleasure to extend warmest congratulations to you and to the Unity Labour Party on your success at the General Elections, last Wednesday.
“Your success is unprecedented and by all accounts, a magnificent victory. You have surely written a new chapter in the history of electoral politics in our region.
“The people of St. Vincent and the Grenadines have also spoken, and their decision deserves respect. The results demonstrate that they retain trust and confidence in your vision, and in your stewardship of the nation and of the economy. The electorate has rewarded you for your hard work, passion, dedication and absolute commitment to their cause.
“As we know, the time for celebration is short, and there is a lot of work yet to be done. You have placed St. Vincent and the Grenadines on the path to recovery, and eventually prosperity. May you long continue along that path.
“I look forward to our continued close collaboration in the mutual interest of our two countries.
Dr. Gonsalves has been Prime Minister of St. Vincent and the Grenadines since 2001.