BTC celebrates its 41st Anniversary

 The BTC celebrated its 41st anniversary of establishment on Friday, with a full-day, eventful function held at 31st May at its compound in Betio.

            The celebrations commenced a day earlier on Thursday 30 May with a joint-church service for the Youth held at the Nimanraoi mwaneabaled by the Catholic Youth. It was well attended by all Youth groups in Betio. A sports competition on table tennis, volleyball and tug-of-war followed the service.

The main events for the actual day of celebrations included tours to the BTC offices, parks and market. Later the staff of the Council performed a garlanding dance to honour the guests, followed by feasting and speeches.

The guest of honour was the Minister for Communication, Transport and Tourism Development, Hon. Taberanang Timeon and his wife.

The Mayor for BTC, Mayor Romano Reo, gave a speech thanking the Minister for joining in the celebrations on behalf of government indicating the continuing support and assistance to the Council by government. He also thanked the people of Betio, including the Old Men’s Association, Old Women, Church members, private businesses and others, for their continuing support to their Council, especially those who have kindly donated to the event.


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