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Ambassador Prince presents credentials

Ambassador Prince presents credentials



On Friday, 6th June, 2008, La Celia Prince presented her credentials to President George W. Bush, as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of St. Vincent and the Grenadines to the United States of America. In a ceremony held in the Oval Office at the White House, Ambassador Prince expressed her thanks to the President for his warm reception and for the United States’ friendship towards her country. {{more}} She was one of eight new Ambassadors presenting credentials to President Bush on that date.

President Bush expressed his appreciation for Prime Minister Gonsalves and the work he has been doing in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. He also highlighted his long-standing association with St. Vincent and the Grenadines through the friendship with Vincentian-born Ambassador Roy Austin who went to Yale University with him. Ambassador Austin now serves as the United States Ambassador to Trinidad and Tobago.

Witnessing the ceremony was Ambassador Prince’s mother, Helen Prince, who traveled to Washington for the event. Ambassador Prince is also St. Vincent and the Grenadines’ new Permanent Representative to the Organisation of American States.