President and First Lady continue to spread Christmas cheer

Georgetown, GINA, December 21, 2013

As the Christmas festivities pervade around the country, President Donald Ramotar and First Lady Deolatchmee Ramotar continue to spread Christmas cheer and goodwill among children and other vulnerable groups.

President Donald Ramotar greets a little one at the children’s party at State House

 

State House, Main Street, Georgetown resonated with the happy sounds of children today, as they enjoyed themselves at a Christmas party organised by the First Lady. The children were treated to goodies provided by the First Lady Foundation, and were also serenaded with appropriate Christmas songs and carols, while the enthusiastic ones took the opportunity to have their faces colourfully painted.

A young lady getting her face painted at the children’s Christmas party at State House

President Ramotar noted that the foundation was elated at being able to contribute to adding joy and happiness to the children’s life at this time of year.

 

“Christmas as you know is this very happy time of the year, it’s a festive season, a season of giving and receiving, a season of love and joy, and it’s a season for particularly our children to enjoy themselves.”

President Donald Ramotar and First Lady Deolatchmee Ramotar with the children at State House, Main Street, Georgetown

 

The First Lady also wished Guyanese and those in attendance a Merry Christmas and a successful 2014.

President Donald Ramotar briefly speaking to the children as First lady Deolatchmee Ramotar listens on

 

About 200 children recently received gifts from the First Lady at Christmas parties at Bath and Blairmont villages in Region Five. A similar number from the Essequibo Coast, and the Upper and Lower Pomeroon also were feted by the First Lady on Thursday.

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