Rowley: Bas made his Mark

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By Prior Beharry

FORMER prime Minister Basdeo Panday made an indelible mark on the people of Trinidad and Tobago.

This according to Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley in a statement on the passing of Panday who died on Monday.

Dr Rowley said, “It is with sadness that I received the news today that the actor, Lawyer, Labour leader and Politician that was Basdeo Panday has passed on.

“This is a man, a citizen, whose impact was felt at every step of the way as he made his mark so indelibly on the people of our nation. Having served the nation for so long and in so many different ways, with such resolve and panache, he can only be recognized as a true believer in this nation and its potential.

“Now that he is no more, we are called upon not just to mourn but to celebrate his life and endeavour to be worthy colleagues of his legacy.

“My condolences to his family, friends, and colleagues.”

Also expressing condolences was President Christine Kangaloo who said, “Union leader, politician, statesman, husband and father, Mr. Panday was a giant of a man who led this country with passion and compassion.”


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