Mangaluru, Feb 4, 2017: Well-known businessman Ronald Colaco had the privilege of having breakfast with the new President of the United States of America Donald Trump on February 2 at Washington Hilton near the White House in Washington DC along with the members of the Congress, government officials, US leaders, diplomatic community and specially chosen delegates from over 140 countries.
Senators John Boozman and Christopher Coons, who call themselves as friends of America, had extended a personally signed invitation to Colaco for and on behalf of the Congressional Host Committee headed by 14 Senators and 13 high ranking representatives, to participate in the 65th annual national prayer breakfast.
Colaco joined this three-day annual event held from January 31 to February 2, wherein selective delegates chosen from all communities and religions from across the globe congregated to share the spirit of friendship through prayer and thanksgiving and to spread the message of universal love and brotherhood. This international gathering is of great importance as it is aimed at setting aside differences and building personal relationships. It also helps deepen international ties among people and countries through the love of God and care for each other.
Colaco said, “It is indeed a great honour and privilege to represent my country, India, to have breakfast with the President of the US, the most powerful country in the world and other powerful leaders and that too soon after new president Donald Trump assumed office recently.” He is an NRI businessman based in Dubai, whose ancestors originally hail from Moodbidri in Dakshina Kannada.