Deputy Prime Minister Accepts Lauderhill Donation of Fire Trucks

The Honourable I. Chester Cooper meets with the Fire Commissioner Lawrence Martin

By: Lauren Seymour

Deputy Prime Minister the Honourable I. Chester Cooper, Minister of Tourism, Investments & Aviation, accepted the donation of a fire truck and emergency vehicle from Commissioner Lawrence Martin of the Lauderhill Rescue Fire Department on Thursday.

The Deputy Prime Minister expressed his gratitude for the donation, “On behalf of the Government and the People of The Commonwealth of The Bahamas, I want to thank you for this most generous gift. It is greatly appreciated. These equipment will be put into service in the Islands of The Bahamas airports. We want the best for the Islands of The Bahamas, and this gift will enable us to further strengthen our response capacity to hazards in The Bahamas. Once again, thank you for your kindness and generosity.”

“The Bahamas wants to strengthen the partnership with the City of Lauderhill and formalize a relationship through business, tourism and culture needs.”

The Deputy Prime Minister was accompanied by The Honourable Ginger Moxey, Minister for Grand Bahama, The Commissioner and the Assistant Commissioner of The Royal Bahamas Police Force, Paul Rolle and Craig Stubbs. The Acting Director General Latia Duncombe, Deputy Director General Dr. Kenneth Romer, Permanent Secretary Reginald Saunders and Aide to the Deputy Prime Minister Inspector Kevin Duncombe, were also in attendance.

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