Month: <span>October 2016</span>
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First Lady takes Self-Reliance and Success in Business workshop to Kuru Kururu -240 women trained so far through initiative

  • Posted: October 31, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (October 31, 2016) First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger, today, said that she was pleased to be launching the 10th Self-Reliance and Success in Business workshop for women in Kuru Kururu, Linden-Soesdyke Highway. “It’s always a pleasure for me to come and ensure that women like [myself] get some power in their hands …

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First Lady commends ACDA and COLAACO’s success in education -at Sikukuu ya-Mwaka feast

  • Posted: October 31, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (October 30, 2016) First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger, last evening, commended the African Cultural and Development Association’s (ACDA) Centre of Learning And Afro-Centric Orientation (COLAACO) on its holistic education programme, at its annual Sikukuu ya-Mwaka (Festivity of the Year) event hosted at the Akwaaba Centre, Thomas Lands, Georgetown. “This place of learning …

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First Lady joins SANRIC Senior Citizens Club 22nd Anniversary celebrations

  • Posted: October 30, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (October 30, 2016) First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger, this morning, attended the 22nd Anniversary Celebration of the SANRIC Senior Citizens Group at the Church of the Transfiguration in North East La Penitence. In her address, Mrs. Granger said that she was pleased to have been invited to celebrate with the group. “I …

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Social Cohesion Ministry to provide support for social cohesion initiatives -Min. Ally at Mocha/Arcadia Methodist Church’s Jubilee celebration

  • Posted: October 30, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (October 30, 2016) Minister of Social Cohesion, Ms. Amna Ally said that religious organisations can play an integral role in fostering social cohesion in their communities and committed to providing technical and other support through her Ministry for such initiatives, today, at the joint service celebration of Guyana’s Golden Jubilee hosted at …

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President Granger congratulates Lutheran Church on work in Guyana – at observance of quincentenary of Lutheranism

  • Posted: October 30, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (October 30, 2016) President David Granger, this morning, joined the congregation of the Ebenezer Lutheran Church in New Amsterdam, East Berbice-Corentyne (Region Six) to celebrate the quincentenary of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in the World or ‘Reformation Sunday’. In extending congratulations to the leaders and members of the Church, the President said …

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President, First Lady commission Sunrise Centre in Essequibo – “The symbolic dawn of a new day” for the county – First Lady

  • Posted: October 30, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (October 29, 2016) President David Granger, First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger and matriarch of the Kayman Sankar family in Essequibo, Mrs. Seraji Sankar, today, commissioned the brand new Guyana Foundation Sunrise Centre at Zorg-En-Vlygt, Essequibo Coast. The Centre, the first of its kind to be established by the Foundation, offers counselling, skills …

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First Lady participates in Breast Cancer Awareness Walk

  • Posted: October 29, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (October 29, 2016) Scores of persons assembled, this morning, at Parade Ground, Georgetown, joined by First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger in the Breast Cancer Awareness Walk, which was organised by the Ministry of Public Health to raise awareness about the importance of early detection in the treatment of breast cancer.   Representatives …

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Include all stakeholders in decision-making

  • Posted: October 29, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (October 28, 2016) President David Granger, last evening, commended mayors from across the regions for embracing the mission of making their individual municipalities ‘green’, in his address at the opening of the New Amsterdam Town Week 2016 activities. The launch was hosted on the lawns of State House, East Berbice-Corentyne (Region Six). …

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His Excellency Brigadier David Granger President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana at the Swearing-in Ceremony of members of the Public Procurement Commission. 2016.10.28.

  • Posted: October 28, 2016
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The Constitution of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana mandates the establishment of the Public Procurement Commission. Article 212 W (1) of the Constitution provides:There shall be a Public Procurement Commission the purpose of which is to monitor public procurement and the procedure therefore in order to ensure that the procurement of goods and services and …

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