PM Receives Award from the World Council of Mayors on Work Done to Build Country St. Maarten

The Prime Minister of St. Maarten the Honorable Sarah Wescot-Williams was contacted by the World Council of Mayors President James Walls informing her Cabinet that the PM would be receiving a reward for her hard work and dedication in representing St. Maarten and building the Country step by step, block by block. President Walls was to present the PM with a plaque recognizing her contribution at the World Council of Mayors Meeting in Malabo, the capital of Equatorial Guinea. Prime Minister Wescot-Williams is also a member of the World Council of Mayors, representing country St. Maarten in her function as Prime Minister.


Despite the invitation and the awarding of the recognition the Prime Minister had to cancel the invitation due to prior engagements. "Despite the invitation and the generous offer of the World Council of Mayors I had to politely refuse the invitation. I wanted to be home where I am needed, but I would like to thank the World Council of Mayors for Extending the Invitation and the Recognizing our efforts here in St. Maarten," commented the Prime Minister.

At the World Conference of Mayors some 50 mayors from America and the Caribbean and 100 mayors from the Continent of Africa attended the meeting in the Western African Continent.