Panaji: December 23, 2023
Chief Minister Dr. Pramod Sawant has extended his heartiest and warmest greetings to the people of Goa, specially the Christian brethren on the blissful and joyous occasion of Christmas.
CM Sawant in his message said, “Christmas is the festival of happiness celebrated across the globe with great grandeur and enthusiasm. The day commemorates the birth anniversary of Jesus Christ and rekindles the spirit of peace and harmony. It’s a day of giving. On this fortunate occasion, we deeply remember Lord Jesus, who spread the valuable message of sacrifice, love, tolerance and preached the sublime qualities of simplicity and mercy”.
“In Goa, we have a glorious tradition of living together in amity and unity, in spite of being a multi-religious and cultural society. Christmas strengthens this bond of brotherhood, irrespective of our beliefs which help us to achieve socio-economic progress. As we exchange good wishes, let us march towards building a prosperous Goa by channelizing all our efforts together,” CM added.
Extending his greetings CM further said that, “As we celebrate this Holy festival, we must emulate Lord Christ’s eternal message of peace by extending our hand to everyone. The true spirit of Christmas reflects dedication for helping those in needs and for giving hope to those in despair, endorsing humanity among all communities living together in the State. ”
“May good health, development and communal harmony spread with the arrival of Christmas. Let us rededicate ourselves to work for greater glory of the State by strengthening brotherly ties. May the festivities continue to radiate each ones lives bringing boundless joy to everyone. Wishing Merry and Joyous Christmas to all,” the Chief Minister concluded.