Rihanna Appointed Barbados Ambassador
Rihanna can add another accolade to her growing list of achievements after being given a new ambassadorial role by the government of Barbados.
The Pop singer, actress and designer, whose given name is Robyn Rihanna Fenty was named “Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary” for her home country on Thursday.
RihRih will now be responsible to promote education, tourism and investment for her BIM.
Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley said she was honoured to confer the title.
“Rihanna has a deep love for this country and this is reflected in her philanthropy, especially in the areas of health and education. She also shows her patriotism in the way she gives back to this country and continues to treasure the island as her home,” the prime minister said in a government statement.
Rihanna, (who is now described as Ambassador Fenty by the Barbados government) said she “couldn’t be more proud” to be given the prestigious title and was looking forward to help “re-imagine Barbados”.
“Every Barbadian is going to have to play their role in this current effort, and I’m ready and excited to take on the responsibility. I look forward to working with Prime Minister Mottley and her team to re-imagine Barbados.”