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Commonwealth congrats for Carmona
The local chapter of the Royal Commonwealth Society (RCS) has congratulated president-elect Anthony Carmona. In a statement yesterday, the society’s local representative, Bindra Dolsingh, congratulated Carmona on behalf of patron Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and members of the Commonwealth countries.
The statement said Carmona’s appointment “heralds the triumph of a son of the soil in this forging democracy as the Head of State and as Her Majesty’s Commonwealth representative in the Commonwealth family of nations.” Dolsingh’s said Carmona’s evenness, independence and relentless concerns for the nation’s youth was well demonstrated.
It said the appointment “brings happiness at Commonwealth House of London in this post-colonial era.”
About the RCS
The Royal Commonwealth Society is an international educational charity and a private members’ club. Its mission is to support and promote the modern Commonwealth, its culture and core values.
The RCS’s London home, the Commonwealth Club, acts as a centre for the exchange of ideas and, through the society’s broad-ranging public affairs programme, offers a forum for the debate, research and development of Commonwealth thinking on key international issues.
Through its educational, youth and outreach programmes, the society seeks to encourage young people to develop their skills and, with an increased understanding of their role as global citizens, to engage with challenges facing the international community. Source Wikipedia
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