THE CONSUL GENERAL of St Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) to Northern Ireland, Dr Christopher Stange has facilitated the donation of a brand-new commercial grade, zero-turn, agricultural tractor lawn mower to assist the Bequia Sports Management Committee. The machinery valued at £12,000 (EC$45,000.00) will be used primarily for the upkeep of the playing fields on Bequial, a release states.
Deputy Director for Grenadines Affairs, Carlos Williams, and Permanent secretary in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Sandy Peters-Phillips as well as representatives of the Bequia Sports Management Committee were on hand at port in Kingstown, the to receive the donation.
In applauding the initiative, the Consul General said, “It’s an honour to play our part overseas through foreign diplomacy to deliver this project and much needed equipment for the Northern Grenadines. “Thank you to all our partners: Gosford Equipment, Kestrel Liner Agencies, Clarksons Port Services and SFG Forwarding in assisting us in the economic, social, sport, health and wellness development of our great country.”
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade has expressed its appreciation to the Consul General and donors for their efforts in facilitating the donation.