Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley wants to see a national project established to facilitate the beautification and upkeep of public cemeteries in this country.

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PM Mottley yesterday raised concern about the state of the public cemeteries, while delivering the feature address at the official opening ceremony of the chapel and offices of the privately owned Mount Pleasant Memorial Gardens at Pleasant Hall, St. Peter.

“It hurts me every time I have to go to a public cemetery and see that we have not reached the level of maturity to recognise that we have a national responsibility to maintain, beautify and upkeep that space that has become home for our family who have gone before us,” she said.

While noting that Government’s finances are limited, she alluded to society doing more to keep those spaces in pristine condition.


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