Month: <span>October 2016</span>

Telecommunications, mining, and trade on Chile/Guyana bilateral agenda -President describes State visit as highly successful

  • Posted: October 27, 2016
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Santiago, Chile – (October 26, 2016) President David Granger has described his official State visit to Chile and meeting with President Michelle Bachelet as highly successful and one that needed to happen, as not only does it open the door to deepened cooperation between the two countries but it solidifies linkages between Chile and the …

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President preparing for official state visit to Chile

  • Posted: October 23, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (October 22, 2016) President David Granger will make an official State visit to The Republic of Chile from October 24-26. During the visit, the President will attend a meeting with President Michelle Bachelet at Palace Moneda and participate in the ceremony for the signing of two Agreements between The Cooperative Republic of …

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President tells IDB ‘green’ investments in Guyana and Guiana Shield are good investments

  • Posted: October 23, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (October 22, 2016) President David Granger lobbied the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), during a meeting held yesterday on the sidelines of the Conservation International Annual Board Meeting in Washington D.C. The Head of State met with Mr. Graham Watkins, Principal Environmental Specialist at the IDB and Mr. Juan Pablo Bonilla, Manager of …

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“We are talking about the quality of people’s lives” -President Granger on education and effective public policy for ‘green’ development

  • Posted: October 23, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (October 22, 2016) President David Granger, yesterday, wrapped up his final day of participation at the Conservation International (CI) Annual Board Meeting in Washington D.C., with a presentation, during a session for contributions from attending current and former Heads of State. The President emphasised the message of a holistic approach to environmental …

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Government invites public to donate to relief efforts for Haiti -following devastating losses left in the wake of Hurricane Matthew

  • Posted: October 21, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (October 21, 2016) Minister of State and National Disasters Management Coordinator, Mr. Joseph Harmon, today, invited members of the Guyanese public to donate to the relief efforts for the hurricane-ravaged island of Haiti, even as he announced that the Civil Defence Commission (CDC) will be moving to open several bank accounts at …

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Citizens’ Report article inaccurate -Ministry of the Presidency calls for a retraction, correction

  • Posted: October 21, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (October 21, 2016) The Ministry of the Presidency (MOTP) categorically states that the article appearing in the online news site, Citizens’ Report, headlined “APNU+AFC appoints Manniram Prashad as Honorary Consul to Philippines” is inaccurate and is calling for an immediate retraction. The Ministry is disappointed that such a misleading report could be …

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Minister Ally, Miss World Guyana 2016 discuss possible partnerships

  • Posted: October 21, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (October 21, 2016) Minister of Social Cohesion, Ms. Amna Ally, today, invited Miss World Guyana 2016, Ms. Nuriyyih Gerrard to partner with her to foster social cohesion on her return from the upcoming Miss World pageant, during a courtesy call at her office at the Ministry of the Presidency.   Minister of …

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President says environmental protection cooperation an obligation, not option – at Conservation International Board Meeting

  • Posted: October 21, 2016
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Washington D.C. – (October 21, 2016) Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder of Conservation International (CI), Mr. Peter Seligmann described President David Granger as a visionary and steadfast leader and committed the organisation’s support for his ‘green’ agenda, even as the Head of State made the case for ‘green’ economic development and conservation in Guyana, …

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