On behalf of the Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee (TTOC) I extend best wishes to Trinidad and Tobago as we celebrate our 53rd Anniversary of Independence.
As the TTOC strives to be an athlete centred organisation that builds on public,private and social partnerships that widely benefit Trinidad and Tobago as a nation.
Our commitment is to contribute to building a peaceful ,sustainable and prosperous nation through sport .
At the TTOC we believe that our nation's youth and young people are at the heart of everything we do.
As our sportsmen and women push boundaries and challenge limits to deliver medal winning performances, their acheivements inspire  the youth of our nation in a transformational and impactful way to realise their own aspirations and ambitions.
Let us be bold,ambitious and optimistic about our future as a nation.
Let us harness,embrace and embed the power of sport to make a positive difference and a force for good.
Happy 53rd Anniversary of Independence Trinidad and Tobago.