The Nevis Island Assembly will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the MV Christena disaster at a special sitting in Chambers at Hamilton House on July 31.
The sitting will be presided over by Hon. Farrel Smithen, President of the Nevis Island Assembly, will commence at 10:00 a.m.
During the special sitting, a number of remarks will be delivered by Dr. the Right Excellency and Right Hon. Sir Kennedy Simmonds, former Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis. He served from September 19, 1983, to July 7, 1995; Hon. Vance Amory, former Premier of Nevis, who served from June 2, 1992 to July 11, 2006 and from January 23, 2013, to December 16, 2017; The Right Hon. Dr. Denzil Douglas, former Prime Minister, who served from July 7, 1995, to February 18, 2015; Hon. Joseph Parry, former Premier of Nevis. He served from July 11, 2006, to January 23, 2013; Dr. the Hon. Timothy Harris, Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis, who is holding that position from February 18, 2015, to date; and Hon. Mark Brantley, Premier of Nevis, who is holding that position from December 18, 2017, to date.