A Flag raising ceremony and the Military parade will take place today Monday 13th February 2017 to mark the Official Opening of the Argyle International Airport.
The ceremony which is expected to begin at 4.30pm will see a Salute and inspection of the parade by His Excellency the Governor General Sir Fredrick Ballantyne, Prime Minister Gonsalves will oversee the raising of the flag, while prayer will be offered by Pastor Dermot Baptiste of the Seventh Day Adventist Church.
Greetings will be delivered by Minister of National Mobilisation Hon Frederick Stephenson and Sir Vincente Beache.
Addresses will come from H.E Mr Bau-Shan Ger, Ambassador of the Republic of China (Taiwan) and Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves.
Father Otis Nichols Dean of the St Georges Cathedral will offer blessings on the facility.
Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves will have the distinct pleasure of unveiling the plaque.