Grandma Mila celebrates her 100th birthday with cake, friends, and a minister who gave her 101 roses
Ivanka Popovic thanked the minister for coming and for his birthday greetings, and said that this was very special day for her
Minister of Labor, Employment, Veteran and Social Affairs Zoran Djordjevic visited the Bezanijska Kosa Nursing Home, operating within the Gerontology Center Belgrade, to mark the 100th birthday of Ivanka Popovic.
"Happy birthday, I wish you a long life, good health and many nice moments," said Djordjevic.
The minister gave 101 roses to Mrs. Popovic and announced that he would always be pleased to respond to any invitation to come to this institution on such pleasant occasions.
"I wish you all to live to 100. In March, another resident will celebrate this birthday, and it will be an opportunity for us to reunite," said the minister.
Ivanka Popovic thanked the minister for coming and for his birthday greetings, and said that this was very special day for her.
"You made my birthday even better, thank you for always being with us and for supporting us," said Popovic.
Acting Director of the Nursing Home Srdjan Dimitrijevic stressed that Minister Djordjevic was a great support to the institution and its residents and thanked him for once again confirming this by coming.
"Our residents know that they can always count on the ministry and the minister. We are here to make each of their days better, to celebrate all important dates together and to stand with each other," said Dimitrijevic.
A cultural-artistic program and a birthday cake followed the congratulations.
The birthday party was alo attended by Acting Assistant Minister Sladjana Cabric, Special Advisor to the Minister Ana Djokic, and numerous other residents and Popovic's friends.