Month: <span>August 2016</span>
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First Lady meets with CSEC Top Performer, Ms. Fatima Karim

  • Posted: August 27, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (August 26, 2016) First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger was, today, paid a courtesy call by Guyana’s Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) top performer, Ms. Fatima Karim and her mother, Mrs. Khadijah Karim at the Office of the First Lady at State House. The First Lady said that she was happy to meet …

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eGovernment’s school connectivity and ICT hub programme in full swing

  • Posted: August 25, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (August 25, 2016) Presidential Advisor on eGovernment and Chief Executive Officer of the eGovernment Agency, Mr. Floyd Levi, yesterday, led a technical team to inspect ongoing works at several secondary schools and learning institutions along the East Coast, aimed at ensuring high-speed internet access to schools before the commencement of the new …

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Trinidad and Tobago Energy Minister calls on President Granger

  • Posted: August 25, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (August 25, 2016) President David Granger, was today, paid a courtesy call by Trinidad and Tobago’s Minister of Energy and Energy Industries, Ms. Nicole Olivierre and Deputy Permanent Secretariat in her Ministry, Mr. Andre Laveau. Guyana’s Minister of Natural Resources, Mr. Raphael Trotman was also present at the meeting, which took place …

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President meets with new UNDP Rep, technical support team

  • Posted: August 25, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (August 25, 2016) President David Granger, this afternoon, met with a technical team from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to discuss the management Guyana’s biodiversity wealth within the Government’s ‘green’ agenda. The meeting was held at the Ministry of the Presidency. The team was led by new UNDP Resident Representative, Ms. …

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‘Exercise homeguard is a reaffirmation that GDF is ready to fulfill its mission’

  • Posted: August 25, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (August 25, 2016) Commander-in-Chief of the Guyana Armed Forces, President David Granger, this morning, congratulated the troops of the Guyana Defence Force (GDF), who participated in the week-long Field Tactical Exercise (FTX) ‘HOMEGUARD’, noting that the exercise has served to reaffirm and reassure the Defence Board and the Guyanese people, that the …

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Gov’t proposes final offer for public servant salary increase

  • Posted: August 25, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (August 25, 2016) As the negotiations between the Government and the Guyana Public Service Union (GPSU) comes to a close, the latter has agreed to consider the Government’s final offer to increase public servants salary and indicated that a response will be forthcoming after a meeting of its General Council. The Government’s …

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Guyana offered assistance by Commonwealth to improve public service

  • Posted: August 24, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (August 24, 2016) Minister of State, Mr. Joseph Harmon said that his recent participation at public administration and public service conferences in Putrajaya, Malaysia, last week, has resulted in Guyana receiving several offers of assistance to support the enhancement of its public service. The engagement was essentially three separate forums rolled into …

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President Granger praises Hamilton Lashley Foundation’s Charity Shield Soccer Tournament

  • Posted: August 24, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (August 24, 2016) President David Granger, this morning, declared open the Annual Caribbean Children’s Charity Shield Soccer Classic Tournament; a tri-nation event put on by the Hamilton Lashley Human Development Foundation at the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) Sports Ground. During the declaration, the President expressed his appreciation for this initiative, which he …

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President to further green agenda on side-lines of upcoming UN meeting

  • Posted: August 23, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (August 23, 2016) President David Granger, today, met with senior officials of the various agencies that are responsible for the protection and management of the environment. During the meeting, the President requested that the group prepare a document, which details the priority areas, opportunities and other relevant information regarding Guyana’s biodiversity. He …

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President celebrates Raksha Bandhan with Brahma Kumaris

  • Posted: August 22, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (August 22, 2016) Two representatives from the Brahma Kumaris, today, visited and celebrated Raksha Bandhan with President David Granger and his staff at the Ministry of the Presidency, an event which, the President said, has the potential to bridge gaps and promote social cohesion in Guyana. “I would like to thank you …

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