FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact Person: Ras Astor Black, Lesion
Cell Number 1-876-435-8401
Monday, November 28, 2011, Falmouth, Trelawny Lauderhill visits. The Lauderhill Sister City International is a nonprofit organization whose purpose is to promote the exchange of commerce, culture, education, and charity. President, Mr. Rafiek Mohamed and Mrs. Mohamed will visit our Falmouth Mayor Gager on Wednesday, November 30, 2011 at 10:30am in the Town Hall. The purpose of the visit is to formally invite a delegation from Falmouth to Lauderhill January 5th for series of business meetings.
In 1956, President Dwight D. Eisenhower launched the “People-to-People Initiative.” He believed that diplomacy on a person-to-person level was an important resource for successful negotiations between governments. Recognizing the importance of involving all citizens in world diplomacy, he called upon the nation’s cities as the centers of opportunity, expression and economic growth, to unite with communities around the world in building a solid structure of world peace. At the core of all sister cities relationships is an agreement, signed by the Mayors of each city, reflecting their mutual commitment to building bridges between governments, businesses and individuals. Today, through formal Sister Cities affiliations, 2,400 Sister Cities relationships are bringing citizens together to cooperate and share ideas, activities and solutions on a range of topics, including the environment, education, culture, medicine, and technology.
The relationships are as follows: Gemlik, Bursa, Turkey, Suzano, Sao Paolo, Brazil, Chaguanas, Trinidad and Tobago, Falmouth, Trelawny, Jamaica, and Petionville, Haiti.
Executive Board Officers, President, Mr. Rafiek Mohamed, Vice-President, Mrs. Djenane Gourgue, Treasurer, Mrs. Judi Hamilton, Secretary, Mrs. Ouida McDonald.