Month: <span>August 2016</span>

Minister Harmon meets with new UN Resident Representative to Guyana

  • Posted: August 30, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (August 30, 2016) Minister of State, Mr. Joseph Harmon, today, met with the new United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Resident Representative, Ms. Mikiko Tanaka, at his office at the Ministry of the Presidency. Ms. Tanaka replaces former United Nations Resident Representative, Ms. Khadija Musa, whose tour of duty ended last month. During …

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National Veterans’ Commission to commence hearings tomorrow

  • Posted: August 30, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (August 30, 2016) The Commission of Inquiry that was tasked by President David Granger to examine the conditions and circumstances facing veterans of the Guyana Defence Force (GDF), the Guyana People’s Militia and the Guyana National Service (GNS), is set to commence formal interviews from tomorrow, August 31, 2016. This Commission is …

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“Commit yourselves to selfless and dedicated service” -Minister Harmon encourages 2016 batch of Medical Doctors

  • Posted: August 28, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (August 27, 2016) As an additional 86 medical doctors, this evening, graduated from the Guyana/Cuba Medical Scholarship Programme, Minister of State, Mr. Joseph Harmon urged the practitioners to commit themselves to selfless and dedicated service as they begin their professional careers. The Minister made these comments while giving the feature address at …

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Green Bartica development plan presented to State Minister

  • Posted: August 28, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (August 27, 2016) Presidential Advisor on the Environment Rear Admiral (R’td) Gary Best, yesterday, presented for consideration the proposed Green Bartica Development and Land Use Plan (GBDLUP) to Minister of State, Mr. Joseph Harmon at his office at the Ministry of the Presidency. Land Use Expert on the project, Mr. Charles Griffith, …

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President, First Lady attends reception for Indigenous leaders

  • Posted: August 28, 2016
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President David Granger and First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger, this evening, joined Indigenous leaders at a reception following the five-day National Toshaos Council (NTC) Conference. The event was held at the Arthur Chung Conference Centre. Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo and his wife Mrs. Seeta Nagamootoo, Minister of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs, Mr. Sydney Allicock and several …

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Address of His Excellency Brigadier David Granger Leader of the People’s National Congress to the 19th Biennial Delegates Congress of the People’s National Congress

  • Posted: August 27, 2016
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The ‘Good life’The People’s National CongressThe 19th Biennial Delegates Congress of the People’s National Congress assembles today. Our Party, founded 59 years ago on 5th October 1957 by Forbes Burnham and Joseph Lachhmansingh, rests securely on our sacred institutions – our Constitution, our supreme law; the biennial Delegates’ Congress, our supreme decision-making assembly; our quarterly …

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First Lady meets with Animation Network from Guyana and Suriname

  • Posted: August 27, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (August 26, 2016) First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger, today, met with representatives from both the Guyana Animation Network (GAN) and the Suriname Animation Network (SAN), as the two companies seek to combine resources and foster regional integration so as to develop the Caribbean animation industry. During a courtesy call at the First …

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Guyana Chess Federation pays courtesy call on President Granger

  • Posted: August 27, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (August 26, 2016) President David Granger, today, received a courtesy call from an eight-member team from the Guyana Chess Federation, at the Ministry of the Presidency. During the visit, the team inducted the President as an honorary member of the Federation. The team will be departing Guyana on Monday for Baku, Azerbaijan …

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Minister Harmon receives courtesy call from new US Deputy Chief of Mission

  • Posted: August 27, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (August 26, 2016) Minister of State, Mr. Joseph Harmon, this morning, extended a warm welcome to newly installed United States Deputy Chief of Mission in Guyana, Mr. Terry Steers-Gonzalez, during his first official meeting at the Ministry of the Presidency. Minister Harmon said his office has always shared good relations with the …

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