Invitees to the Humanitarian Awards Ceremony on Thursday, April 28, at Kensington Oval, are reminded that a park and ride system is in effect for the event.

Buses will leave from the following locations from 6:30 a.m. on the day: Wildey Gymnasium, Wildey, St. Michael; Queen’s College, Husbands, St. James; the BTI Car Park, The City, and NCF Headquarters, West Terrace, St. James. The roundtrip fare is $7.00.

Over 6,000 Barbadians who worked on the frontlines to keep the country safe during the COVID-19 pandemic will be honoured at the ceremony.

They will receive awards in six categories: The Freedom of Barbados Award, The Honorary Freedom of Barbados Award, The Gold Award of Achievement, The Humanitarian Service Medal, The Humanitarian Lapel Pin, and The Humanitarian Plaque.  

President of Barbados, The Most Honourable Dame Sandra Mason, is expected to present a number of awards during the ceremony.  

Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley will deliver an address, as well as specially invited guest, Director-General of the World Health Organisation, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus. 

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