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PM among those paying tribute to Sir Harcourt


PM among those paying tribute to Sir Harcourt

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PRIME MINISTER Freundel Stuart led the way when a condolence book was opened for the late Sir Harcourt Lewis at the Parliament Buildings this morning.

Stuart, whose name is the first to appear in the book, was among a number of parliamentarians and others paying tribute to the politician, banker and credit union official.

Leader of the Opposition Mia Mottley’s name is third on the page, and she too paid tribute to the contribution Sir Harcourt made to the country in the different spheres.

On Thursday, Sir Harcourt’s body will repose at the Barbados Public Workers’ Cooperative Credit Union Limited, Belmont Road, St Michael, from  10 a.m. to 1 p.m. A viewing will also be held that same day at the National Union of Public Workers, Dalkeith Road, St. Michael, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.

On Friday, January 30, the body will also repose at the Democratic Labour Party Headquarters, George Street, Belleville, St. Michael, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Sir Harcourt will be accorded an official funeral on Saturday Bethel Methodist Church, Bay Street, St. Michael, beginning at 10 a.m. (YB)