The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee has
extended his greetings and felicitations to the Government and people of
St. Lucia on the eve of their Independence Day (February 22, 2017).
In a message to Her Excellency Ms. Dame Pearlette Louisy, the Governor
General of Saint Lucia, the President has said, “On behalf of the
Government and people of India and on my own behalf, it gives me great
pleasure to extend warm greetings and felicitations to you and to the
people of Saint Lucia on the occasion of your Independence Day.
Our nations have enjoyed a long standing relationship reinforced by warm
friendship and cooperation. The convergence of our views on a number of
global issues has contributed to our excellent coordination in
international fora. The recent visit of our Minister of State for Skill
Development and Entrepreneurship to Saint Lucia has enhanced our mutual
understanding. Our ties have been further reinforced by our joint
efforts in the Commonwealth and CARICOM. I am confident that our
bilateral relations will be further strengthened for our mutual benefit
in the years to come.
I avail this opportunity to convey to Your Excellency, my best wishes
for your good health and personal well-being, as well as for the
progress and continued prosperity of the friendly people of Saint