Month: <span>January 2016</span>

Message from Hon. Minister of Social Cohesion in observance of the United Nations World Inter Faith Harmony Week, February 1-7, 2016

  • Posted: January 31, 2016
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Agreement for the observance of World Inter Faith Harmony Week was unanimously adopted by the United Nations in 2010 and ever since, February 1-7 annually, has been designated World Interfaith Harmony Week. The initiative has its genesis in what is referred to as “The Common word initiative”, which in 2007, called for Muslim and Christian …

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President calls for recommitment to national unity, nation building – at Methodist Church’s 2016 Conference

  • Posted: January 31, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (January 31, 2016) President David Granger has issued a call for citizens to redouble their efforts to build strong homes, churches and schools in an effort to tackle what he described as the “four horsemen” that are hindering the country’s development and corroding the social fabric of society. These are: crime, disease, …

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Coalition politics for a united Guyana is here to stay – President Granger at AFC Headquarters launch

  • Posted: January 31, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (January 30, 2016) Demonstrating the strength of the relationship between the parties of the APNU+AFC Coalition Government, President David Granger attended the Commissioning of the Alliance for Change (AFC) Headquarters in Kitty, this afternoon. The Head of State, who is also leader of the APNU+AFC Coalition, A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) …

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50 bicycles donated to Timehri North and Diamond/Grove students – as ‘Three Bs’ + Breakfast and Books programme continues to gather momentum

  • Posted: January 31, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (January 30, 2016) Another 50 students are now the proud owners of bicycles, presented to them today, under President David Granger’s “Boats, Buses and Bicycles” programme, in keeping with his policy to ensure that every Guyanese child has access to education. Minister of Social Cohesion, Ms. Amna Ally and First Lady, Mrs. …

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Government committed to creating enabling environment for investors – President Granger at launch of ACEG’s business magazine

  • Posted: January 30, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (January 29, 2016) President David Granger said that his Government is committed to ensuring that Chinese investors have a fair deal in the local business arena. He was at the time delivering an address at a dinner and magazine launch organised by the Association of Chinese Enterprises in Guyana (ACEG). The event …

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US Ambassador, Minister Ally discuss possible social cohesion partnerships

  • Posted: January 29, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (January 29, 2016) United States Ambassador to Guyana, Mr. Perry Holloway, this morning, met with Minister of Social Cohesion, Ms. Amna Ally, to explore areas for partnership, at her Ministry of the Presidency office. This is the first official meeting between the two administrators.Ambassador Holloway said that he wanted the opportunity to …

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ExxonMobil to commence drilling at Liza-2 well soon

  • Posted: January 29, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (January 28, 2016) Minister of Natural Resources, Mr. Raphael Trotman, and a team, today, toured oil giant ExxonMobil’s storage yard at the Wieting and Richter Wharf to get a closer look at the company’s drilling pipes and other equipment, as it prepares to start drilling its second well here. Minister Trotman was …

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Social Cohesion Ministry, Caring for Others reach out to vulnerable families in Region 5

  • Posted: January 29, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (January 28, 2016) The Ministry of Social Cohesion, today, conducted an outreach exercise at Union Village, West Coast Berbice, aimed at enhancing the lives of vulnerable families. The exercise, which was held at the Union Village Community Development Council (CDC) building, was supported by the international human services organisation, Caring For Others …

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Government committed to continuing climate agreement with Norway

  • Posted: January 29, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (January 28, 2016) Minister of State, Mr. Joseph Harmon and Minister of Natural Resources, Mr. Raphael Trotman, today, met with a delegation from the Kingdom of Norway to discuss the way forward with regard to the Guyana-Norway agreement for avoided deforestation. The Norwegian delegation was led by Norway’s Ambassador to Guyana, H.E. …

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