Arima Mayor: President Paula-Mae Weekes a "trailblazer" for women
Arima mayor Lisa Morris Julian says she feels proud to welcome a female Commander in Chief of the armed forces with the inauguration of Paula-Make Weekes as President of Trinidad and Tobago.
In a statement issued on Monday, Mayor Morris-Julian says she was impressed by the President’s track record as a trailblazer for women who hold executive posts.
She says the entire Arima Borough Council remains inspired by the President’s moving inauguration speech which encouraged nation building. She also expressed gratitude for the President’s call for citizens to get personally involved in their community’s development.
She made the comment as she said the President recognizes that leaders require the full support of citizens in the fight against negative social issues.
The mayor and council ended by extending best wishes to the President as she readies herself to serve in the nation’s highest post.
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