Georgetown, Guyana – (April 11, 2016) Minister of State, Mr. Joseph Harmon, today, met with the members of the Board of Inquiry, which was mandated to investigate into the allegations of mismanagement and wrongdoing at the Guyana Oil Company (Guyoil) and Guyana Energy Agency (GEA).

The board members, who were appointed in March, met with the Minister today to update him on their progress and provided an oral preliminary report.

Assistant Commissioner Winston Cosbert leads the board and its other members are Superintendent Julius Wright and Major Edgar Adams.

The board was commissioned following several allegations of misconduct against staff within both fuel agencies.

The aim of the Inquiry is to advise the state on the veracity of those allegations and to report their findings and conclusions to the Government and to make recommendations on actions to be taken if individuals are found culpable.

The report is due on the May 16, 2016.

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