H.E. Mr. Donald Rabindranauth Ramotar

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H.E. Mr. Donald Rabindranauth Ramotar, President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana, has been involved in national politics since 1966 and held many leadership positions in the People's Progressive Party/Civic which is predominantly Indo-Guyanese party. He was General Secretary of the Party from 1997-2013 and was elected to the highest post of the land in General elections which were on November 2011.

H.E. Mr. Donald Rabindranauth Ramotar is an economist and played a leadership role in Guyana Workers Unions. He strives for ethnic harmony in Guyanese politics and multi-cultural society. He has contributed to the cause of Guyana in bilateral, regional and global fora to enhance the country’s profile.

H.E. Mr. Donald Rabindranauth Ramotar is an avid follower of Indian vocal and semi-classical instrumental music. He hosts Chautal, Diwali, Eid and Xmas functions at the State House and encourages Indian culture and artists in Guyana. He is very sympathetic to Diaspora issues and has enhanced the image of the Indian Diaspora.

H.E. Mr. Donald Rabindranauth Ramotar was honored by the Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award for his immense contribution in the field of Public Service and for fostering ties between India and Guyana.