President Tommy E. Remengesau, Jr., First Lady Debbie M. Remengesau, Minister Elbuchel Sadang and Minister Baklai Temengil-Chilton gave our Senior Citizens an early Christmas celebration hosting a holiday luncheon at the Old Age Center on Tuesday, December 20th.
Wishing all of our Senior Citizens a happy Christmas, President Remengesau expressed appreciation to our Senior Citizens for their unwavering love and commitment to Palau and our children. “We are where we are because of you. Without You, our elders, there won’t be an Us.” said President Remengesau. “We truly value your opinion and wisdom as important members and caretakers of our Palauan community and family.”
Giving back to the Senior Citizens, President Remengesau announced his commitment to work with the 10th Olbiil Era Kelulau in looking into increasing funding assistance to Social Security beneficiaries by $50 or more. The President also reminded all Senior Citizens of subsidy available for the first 500 kilowatts of energy costs. Further assistance was also made available by Minister Sadang and his staff to help all Senior Citizens access this service.
First Lady Debbie gifted each of the Senior Citizens present certificates to Melusch Dil Beauty Shop for a service of their choosing.
On behalf of the President Remengesau and the Office of the President, we wish all Senior Citizens of Palau a very happy Christmas. [/restrict]