Rwanda: Secretary-General of the Commonwealth– Patricia Scotland extended gratitude to the President of Rwanda Paul Kagame and the people of the country for the successful hosting of the Commonwealth Heads of the Government Meeting 2022.
The 26th CHOGM was held from June 20, 2022, to June 25, 2022, whose prime aim was to elect the Secretary-General of the Commonwealth.
Through her social media, CSG Patricia Scotland noted, “As CHOGM2022 concludes, I would like to offer my heartfelt thanks to President Paul Kagame, Govt and People of Rwanda, The Commonwealth team, and to all our #Commonwealth family, for the outstanding commitment which made this #CHOGM so successful.”
In the opening ceremony of the CHOGM 2022, Patricia Scotland managed to retain her position as Secretary-General of the Commonwealth for the second term as she secured 27 votes.
Further, Patricia Scotland also extended gratitude to everyone who joined the coverage of CHOGM 2022.
She also said thank you to everyone who has supported the CHOGM 2022 and noted, “It is deeply humbling to have been reappointed as Secretary-General of this great #Commonwealth.”
Patricia Scotland asserted that to continue to serve our family of nations is a true honour and a privilege, and he will do so to the best of my ability.
She added, “We will face the world’s challenges with unity and purpose.”
Patricia Scotland asserted that to seek high office is a profound act of service, and she wants to commend her colleagues who also sought to serve. The Commonwealth is richer for the breadth and depth of talented leaders who dedicate themselves to our family of nations.
Patricia Scotland always voiced the issues related to the Caribbean countries, such as climate change and their vulnerability to natural disasters.
Various Caribbean Heads of the government, such as Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda- Gaston Browne and, Prime Minister of Dominica- Dr Roosevelt Skerrit, Prime Minister of St Lucia- Philip J Pierre, also participated in the CHOGM 2022.