21 gun salute in Tacarigua for late former president

The Ministry of National Security is advising members of the public that the late former president George Maxwell Richards will be accorded a 21 gun salute in recognition of his service to the nation as President and Commander in Chief.

The Trinidad and Tobago Defence Force will execute the 21 gun salute at the Belgroves Funeral Home, Orange Grove Road, Tacarigua on Wednesday 17th January, 2018 between the hours of 2 pm and 3 pm.

Professor Richards will be cremated following a private service at the funeral home.

The Ministry of National Security says residents of and visitors to the area should not be alarmed as the gun salute is part of the ceremonial arrangements for the funeral. 

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