OECS Media Statement
Wednesday, November 3, 2021 — The Commission of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) extends to the Government and people of the Commonwealth of Dominica warm congratulations on the occasion of the nation’s 43rd Anniversary of Independence today, November 3, 2021.
A virtual flag-raising ceremony was held at the OECS headquarters in Saint Lucia to commemorate the event. The ceremony featured a recorded message from Prime Minister of the Commonwealth od Dominica, The Honourable Roosevelt Skerrit; and an address by the Director General of the OECS, Dr. Didacus Jules. The national prayer was delivered by Monsignor Patrick Anthony of the Roman Catholic Church, Saint Lucia.
This year, the celebrations are being held under the theme “United in Purpose: Our Health, Our Heritage, Our Future”.
The Commission looks forward to continuing in the service of the Government and people of the Commonwealth of Dominica in the ongoing quest for the realisation of their development aspirations and assures the Government and people of our commitment to assistance in continuing efforts to navigate and address the innumerable challenges of this unprecedented health and economic crisis.