Permanent Secretary in the Premier’s Ministry Mrs. Joslyn Liburd, made the disclosure on Thursday February 16, 2012, in response to a question at a press conference hosted by the Deputy Governor General His Honour Eustace John. He was at the time introducing the activities planned for Nevis to commemorate the Head of State’s 60th anniversary.
“Yes Protocol [Unit] will be involved especially in the visit of the Prince and Princess in St. Kitts on the 3rd. I also believe they will be involved in the re-enactment of the wedding of Horatio Nelson and also they will be involved in the treats for the children at the schools.
“I know for a fact that the Cabinet will be also invited to the Princes visit in St. Kitts and also yes at the Beating of the Retreat [in Nevi] and we would like to encourage them also to go on these walks that are being planned by the Ministry of Health,” she said.
The first major activity planned for Nevis commenced today Wednesday February 22nd and the first of 30 trees to be planted on the island was done on the Waterfront in Charlestown.
Five trees national trees (Flambouyant) will be planted, one each in the island’s five parishes while the remainder of the trees (citrus) will be planted in the various schools on Nevis.