Daily Archive for November 8th, 2007

Manning Officializes in Princely Style

TriniView.com Reporters
November 8, 2007

Patrick Manning received a majestic welcome from thousands of PNM supporters who ventured to Woodford Square to witness the first ever public swearing-in of a Prime Minister. This historic occasion took place on Wednesday 7th November, 2007, and was not without controversy as members of the Opposition party, the United National Congress, summed up this event as another dictatorial scheme on the part of the People’s National Movement. Nevertheless, many people disagreed, regarding the moment as sacred and monumental where the people were able, firsthand, to witness the ceremonial coming into office of their elected leader.
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Newly Appointed Government Ministers
November 08, 2007

Manning Sworn-in at Woodford Square

Manning Officializes in Princely Style
Patrick Manning received a majestic welcome from thousands of PNM supporters who ventured to Woodford Square to witness the first ever public swearing-in of the Prime Minister.

‘He’s like a prince’
…Woodford Square crowd gives PM royal treatment

Manning sworn in US Presidential-style
In an American-styled swearing-in ceremony the likes of which this country has never seen, President George Maxwell Richards was yesterday upstaged by Patrick Manning who became the first person to take the Prime Ministerial oath at historic Woodford Square.

Let’s move on as one family—PM
Prime Minister Patrick Manning has assured that there will be neither alienation nor victimisation following Monday’s general election in which his People’s National Movement (PNM) won…

Patrick’s day in the Square
Prime Minister Patrick Manning was mobbed by crowds of screaming well-wishers who stretched their hands across barriers to touch and even kiss him after his historic swearing-in at Woodford Square, Port-of-Spain yesterday, where he earlier promised a greater role in his government for women.
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