Sunday, 17 October 2010

CRUISE CONTROL: LORNA GOLDING jet-sets to Malaysia for First Ladies Summit to raise awareness on children's issues

Mrs. Lorna Golding (seated) is greeted by First Lady of Nigeria, Madam Patience Johnathan at the First Ladies Summit in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Mrs. Golding was one of 20 ladies, and the only one from the Caribbean, attending the two-day summit which ended on October 13. The summit provided the opportunity for first ladies to discuss the impact they have had on issues which advance the causes of women and children. Mrs. Golding has used her position as the wife of Jamaica's Prime Minister to look at the area of early childhood education and is currently a student reading for a degree in this area.

Mrs. Golding (2nd left) posing with members of the delegation attending the Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia First Ladies Summit. She is the sole representative from the Caribbean at the First Ladies summit which ran from Oct 11-13. The summit was held under the theme "A Child Today, A Leader Tomorrow." As wife of Jamaica’s Prime Minister, Mrs. Golding continues to use her position to champion the causes of education for young children through her Chairmanship of the Jamaica Early Childhood Development Foundation.

Mrs. Golding seen at the closing session of the First Ladies Summit in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Mrs. Golding was the sole representative from the Caribbean at the summit. During her visit to Malaysia Mrs. Golding visited the Permata Early Childhood Centre in Putrajaya to view the country's approach in this area.

Mrs. Golding shares a moment with First Lady of Malaysia, Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor. Mrs. Golding was among 20 first ladies from around the world attending a 3-day summit in Kuala Lumpur.


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