Prime Ministers

2023 Independence Address

Message from Her Excellency Sylvanie Burton, DAH President of the Commonwealth of Dominica on the Occasion of the 45th anniversary of Dominica's Independence on 3rd November 2023.

Inaugural Speech of President Sylvanie Burton

A very pleasant good afternoon to you.

I am honoured to accept this sacred duty that the Parliament of the Commonwealth of Dominica, under the leadership of Prime Minister Dr. Rosevelt Skerrit, elected me to perform on the morning of September 27, 2023. I did not ask for this great honor; I did not aspire to it; I did not even dream of it.

Read the entire Inaugural Speech of President Sylvanie Burton (PDF, 560 KB).

Posted: 05/10/2023


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