Reginald Austrie, Cottage Parliamentary Representative
Reginald Austrie, Cottage Parliamentary Representative

Roseau, Dominica: 1st November 2022

Twenty-four individuals and groups will receive Meritorious Service Awards during the ceremony to observe Dominica's 44th anniversary of independence on November 3, 2022.

Among them is Honourable Reginald Austrie, the Minister for Housing and Urban Development and the Parliamentary Representative for the Cottage Constituency,. He will receive the country's highest award, the Dominica Award of Honour, for his contribution to politics and community service.

Sisserou Awards

To receive Sisserou Awards are: Dr. Donald Peters (Education), Ms. Gloria Dodds-Shillingford (Education and Community Service), Mr. Ambrose George (Agriculture and Community Service), Mr. Eric George (Business) and Mr. Christus Vadikos (Foreign Relations and Investment). will receive the Sisserou Award of Honour is the nation's second-highest award.

Meritorious Service Awards

Mr. Cai Dianwei, Mr. Lui Iiqi, Mr. Jiang Wei representing Hunan Construction Engineering Group Ltd, TK International, Mr. Lynworth Cuffy, Mr. Oswald Savarin and Mr. Andrew Carter will receive the Meritorious Service Award.

Services Medal of Honour

Abilities Unlimited, Ms. Regina Walsh, Mr. Hayford Lafond, Mr. Merrill Wallace, Mr. Joseph Russell, Mr. Theodore Remie, Mr. Ian Jackson, Mrs. Vanya Eloi, Mr. Julian Eusebe and Ms. Corina Laville will be awarded with the Service Medal of Honour.

Long Service Award

Mrs. Ursula Peter, Ms. Maria Moses and Ms. Helen Gilbert will receive the Long Service Award.

The awards will be handed out on Thursday, November 03, 2022, at the Independence Day Observance Ceremony to be held at the Windsor Park Sports Stadium from 4:30 p.m.