Day: <span>January 20, 2017</span>

President committed to media access -not adverse to a press conference

  • Posted: January 20, 2017
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Georgetown, Guyana – (January 20, 2017) President David Granger has said that as Head of State he remains committed to ensuring regular and consistent access to the media through a variety of channels and noted that because of these regular engagements, there is no dearth of information. Responding to questions posed to him on the …

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Pettiness and prejudices hindering development at the local level -President Granger at inaugural meeting of NRDCC

  • Posted: January 20, 2017
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Georgetown, Guyana – (January 20, 2017) President David Granger said that Regional Democratic Councils (RDCs) possess powers that could transform Guyana’s 10 administrative regions, but they must be willing to overcome their pettiness and prejudices. The Head of State made these remarks after regional officials from the Opposition-controlled RDCs and municipalities boycotted the inaugural meeting …

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Minister Norton continues familiarisation meetings with Social Cohesion stakeholders

  • Posted: January 20, 2017
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Georgetown, Guyana – (January 19, 2017) Minister of Social Cohesion, Dr. George Norton, today, met with several stakeholders from various groups to discuss possible areas of collaboration in advancing the government’s social cohesion mandate. The Minister met with representatives from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to discuss his Ministry’s immediate projects, which could be …

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Message of Condolence from His Excellency Brigadier David Granger, President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana, on the passing of Mrs. Hyacinth Manickchand, Mother of Member of Parliament, Hon. Priya Manickchand

  • Posted: January 20, 2017
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Georgetown, Guyana – (January 19, 2017) His Excellency Brigadier David Granger, MSS, President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana and the Government of Guyana extend heartfelt sympathy to Member of Parliament, Hon. Priya Manickchand on the passing of her mother, Mrs. Hyacinth Manickchand. Mrs. Hyacinth Manickchand was an educator and served as a Head Mistress …

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