NASSAU, The Bahamas — Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Tourism, Investments and Aviation the Hon. Chester Cooper signed the Book of Condolence and paid last respects at the Lie-in-State of Mr. David Knowles, former Parliamentarian and President of the Hotel Union, on Thursday, November 17, 2022 in the Foyer of the House of Assembly. Mr. Cooper also greeted the family members. A State-Recognized Funeral Service for Mr. Knowles will be held on Friday, November 18, at St. Matthew’s Anglican Church, and will be broadcast live via ZNS Radio Network. Interment will follow in the church’s cemetery.