St Kitts and Nevis: PM Terrance Drew extends thanks to extraordinary women on Intl Women’s Day

St Kitts and Nevis: PM Terrance Drew extends thanks to extraordinary women on Intl Women’s Day

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Basseterre, St Kitts and Nevis: Prime Minister of the Federation, Dr Terrance Drew, has extended warm wishes towards the ladies who has been working in the different sectors of the nation. The government of St Kitts and Nevis hosted a ceremony to honour the contribution of the women at the Government House, on March 8, 2023.

According to the social media post shared by the prime minister, International Women’s Day ended with a beautiful ceremony honouring several remarkable women who have made significant contributions to the overall development of St Kitts and Nevis at Government House.

While, expressing his gratitude towards every women of St Kitts and Nevis and the world, Prime Minister Drew stated, “I extend congratulations to all the extraordinary women who were recognized for their work in areas such as science; the digital, blue, and green economies.”

Furthermore, the Prime Minister of the twin-island Federation added that he had the privilege of presenting the Ceiling Shatter Award to the first female Governor General of St Kitts and Nevis, Dame Marcella Liburd GCMG, JP Dame Marcella Liburd had played a significant role in the advancement of women within the Federation, particularly in her capacity as Minister of Health, Social Services, Community Development, Culture and Gender Affairs, at a time when women empowerment was not as well received.

The social media post by the Prime Minister Terrance Drew also read, “She has indeed shattered quite a few ceilings. She has gained both national and regional recognition throughout her career for her significant contributions to gender affairs; and continues to serve with great humility, professionalism, bravery, and passion. She has remained a constant voice for the less fortunate.”

In addition to this, he praised and said, “Dame Marcella Liburd is an incredible role model for her country and serves as an inspiration across the region and generations.”