On the occasion of Barbados’ transition to a Republic on its 55th Anniversary of Independence, the Barbados Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) extends congratulations to the President of the Republic, Her Excellency the Most Hon. Dame Sandra Mason, FB, GCMG, D.A., Q.C. and to the government and people of Barbados on this historic achievement.
The BCCI is honoured to be charting these new waters with our nation at this significant time in our history. We look forward to the progress and advancement of Barbados as a Republic and we will continue to play our part in facilitating a more enabling business environment for our people, here and abroad.
In the words of the first President of Barbados, we stand ready and willing to give our new Republic “its spirit and its substance”.