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Rotarians welcome international guest

Published:Friday | July 15, 2016 | 12:00 AM
From left: District governor for district 7020 Haresh Ramchandani and wife Vindu are congratulated by Rotary International president John Germ, while his wife Judy looks on.
Richard Pandohie, CEO and managing director of Seprod Limited, and Peta Gaye Pryce pose for photographers.
Rotary International president John Germ (left) and district governor, Haresh Ramchandani (right), share confidences with Minister of Health Dr Christopher Tufton.  
From left: Everton Jhulur, Cheryl -Lee Bolton and Andrew Morgan pose for the camera.
From left: Past President Bhagwan Chuganey and past asstistant governor Michelle Daswani - Rotary Club of Montego Bay; Lavina Chuganey, Barry Rassin - trustee, The Rotary Foundation; assistant governor Regina Atwell Edwards; Carrollton, Texas - USA;  Rotary International president John Germ and district governor Bill Dendy, from District 5810 Texas - USA, pose for the camera.

Rotarians were out in their numbers to celebrate the historic visit of John Germ, the president of Rotary International at the installation ceremony of 21 district governors and 12 presidents for zones 33 and 34, to serve for the year 2016-2017 at the Hilton Rose Hall Resort in Montego Bay on Saturday.

The spectacular event also had specially invited guests including Minister of Health Dr Christopher Tufton who lauded the organisation for leading the fight to reduce the cases of poliomyelitis worldwide.

Germ an engineer by profession participated in several events during his four-day visit including the handing over of microscopic equipment valued at over $10 million to the ophthalmology department at the Cornwall Regional Hospital (CRH).