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Panaji, September 07, 2018


Bhadra 16, 1940

The Department of Information and Publicity accorded a warm farewell to their senior staff Shri. Lourenco Goes Fernandes, (Loti) the official videographer of the Department.Shri Lourenco served in the Department for 31 years and ten months. He has won several awards and was even personally appreciated by the former Prime Minister of India, Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee for taking his photograph during his visit to Goa. Shri Lourenco has visited officially several parts of the country and world, including the prestigious Cannes Film Festival.

Speaking on the occasion, The Joint Director of Information and Publicity, Shri Ramesh Naik said that Shri Lourenco has been a dedicated and committed staff.

Information Officer Shri Prakash Naik appreciated the work of Shri Fernandes for the department.

Information Officer Shri John Aguiar said that Shri Fernandes has been throughout very sincere and punctual and a discipline official of the department. He was available any time at the call of duty.

Photojournalist Shri Rajtilak Naik, Film Director Shri Dharmanand Vernekar, Shri Nikhil Prajakte, Shri Silvestre Estibiero and others spoke on the occasion.

Earlier Bouquets and mementos as token of love from the staff was presented to Shri Fernandes. Office Superintendent, Shri Bala Korgaonkar, Photojournalist Shri Sandeep Dessai ,Shri Atish Naik,Shri Kailash Naik,Shri Tushlidas Raul,Shri Sameer Narvekar,Shri Hemant Parab,Shri Ganesh Shetkar and others were present.