The Rt. Honorable the Prime Minister, Mr. Dean Barrow is dispatching a note of condolence to the president, people and government of South African on the death of Nelson Mandela.
Mandela passed away on Thursday at the age of 95.
According to an official statement from the Office of the Prime Minister, the Belize flag will be flown at half-mast from midday today, Friday, until midday on Saturday.
The Belize flag will again be lowered at half-mast on the day or Mr. Mandela’s funeral.
In the official statement, Prime Minister Barrow lauded Nelson Mandela as “the last global hero history will ever see.” Prime Minister Barrow says that Nelson Mandela “is not just an inspiration to black people everywhere, but to all people everywhere.”
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