THE Watson Foundation was privileged to be present when President Barack Obama addressed a 1000-strong crowd at Edinburgh’s International Conference Centre.
The 44th President of the United States was in Scotland as a guest of The Hunter Foundation run by Sir Tom Hunter.
The Watson Foundation shares The Hunter’s Foundation’s ideals on philanthropy and helping others.
John M Watson OBE who attended the event with guests of the Foundation and his four sons Angus, Sandy, Fergus and Finlay said: “President Obama was completely inspiring and delivered a speech which enthralled and delighted the audience.
“He is undoubtedly a world-class statesman whose eight-year tenure as President was characterised by success and achievement.
“It was wonderful to welcome him to Scotland and we hope he makes a return visit very soon.”