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Uphold oaths, understand development priorities- President tells mayors
-Says partnership with Central Government necessary for overall development

Georgetown, Guyana – (January 15, 2021) His Excellency Dr Irfaan Ali told the country’s newly sworn-in Mayors and Deputy Mayors that it is imperative that they understand not only the development priorities of their municipalities but also the overall correlation to Government’s macroeconomic agenda.

The Head of State noted that this is particularly important as the country work toward developmental transformation.

“The call to service is one that requires not only you, collectively and individually upholding the oath of office, but more importantly, understanding the development shift and the development priorities. First of the municipalities and town councils that you will be part of, but importantly also, the macro development agenda of the Government.”

The President made this statement following the swearing-in of the elected and re-elected regional officials, at the Office of the President earlier today.

See full release:https://op.gov.gy/index.php/2021/01/15/uphold-oaths-understand-development-priorities-president-tells-mayors/

The officials sworn in were:
Mabaruma: Mayor Chris Mark Phang and Deputy Mayor Carolyn Adelva Robinson

Anna Regina: Mayor Rajendra Lall Prabhulall and Deputy Mayor Lorna Fitzallen (elected)

Georgetown: Mayor Ubraj Narine and Deputy Mayor Alfred Mentore

New Amsterdam: Mayor Winifred Heywood and Deputy Mayor Wainwright Mc Intosh

Rose Hall: Mayor Dave Budhu (elected) and Deputy Mayor Roydel Lewis (elected)

Corriverton: Mayor Winston Roberts and Deputy Mayor Imran Amin

Bartica: Mayor Gifford Eldon Marshall and Deputy Mayor Arita Peggy Embleton

Mahdia: Mayor David Samuel Adams and Deputy Mayor Juewayne Mendonca-Burrowes

Lethem: Mayor John Theophillus Macedo and Deputy Mayor Debra Evadne King

Linden: Mayor Waneka Odetta Arrindell and Deputy Mayor Wainewright Odida Bethune

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