Day: <span>May 3, 2017</span>
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Minister of State, ACS Secretary- General discuss areas of collaboration

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Georgetown, Guyana – (May 3, 2017) Minister of State, Mr. Joseph Harmon, earlier this afternoon, met with the Secretary-General of the Association of Caribbean States (ACS), Dr. June Soomer, where they discussed several areas of collaboration in the fields of ‘green’ development, disaster risk management and Climate Change. The meeting was held at the Ministry …

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Green Multi-stakeholder Steering Committee reactivated -President Granger says it’s a demonstration of Government’s commitment to consultation

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Georgetown, Guyana – (May 3, 2017) The Green Multi-Stakeholder Steering Committee (GMSSC) was, earlier today, reactivated by President David Granger, who said that the Committee is an important mechanism, which demonstrates Guyana’s commitment to an inclusionary system of governance, one that is characterised by consultation, cooperation and inclusion. The President, who was at the time …

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CDF’s Head calls on President Granger

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Georgetown, Guyana – (May 3, 2017) President David Granger, today, met with Chief Executive Officer of the Caribbean Development Fund (CDF), Mr. Rodinald Soomer, who lauded Guyana for its excellent track record in paying its contribution to the organisation as well as implementation of development projects. The meeting was held at State House. The CDF …

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ACS Secretary-General pays courtesy call on President

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Georgetown, Guyana – (May 3, 2017) President David Granger was, today, paid a courtesy call by Secretary-General of the Association of Caribbean States (ACS), Dr. June Soomer, the first woman to head the regional organisation, who assumed office last year. She was accompanied by her Political Adviser, Ms. Tricia Barrow and Conference and Protocol Officer, …

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Remarks by His Excellency Brigadier David Granger’s visit to the Guyana Defence Force’s (GDF) Coastal Battalion Base in Anna Regina, Pomeroon-Supenaam April 7, 2017

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President David Granger: As the Chief of Staff said, the force is continuously in a process of development and as he pointed out this battalion itself will be further developed. As you know, you have responsibility for a very important region in Guyana, a region which is bigger than Trinidad and Tobago. In fact you …

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Remarks by His Excellency Brigadier David Granger at the commissioning ceremony of the Bureau of Statistics’ new headquarters on Main Street April 7, 2017

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President David Granger: Minister of Finance, Mr. Winston Jordan; members of the Diplomatic Corps; Chief Statistician Mr. Lennox Benjamin; members and staff of the Board; special invitees; members of the media. I’m happy to be here this morning to participate in this important ceremony. I think the Minister of Finance is aware of my interest …

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Remarks by His Excellency Brigadier David Granger on the occasion of the 60th Anniversary of the Treaty of Rome Photographic Exhibition and Cocktail Reception held at the Umana Yana April 5, 2017

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President David Granger: Honourable Speaker of the National Assembly, Dr Barton Scotland; Minister of Legal Affairs and Attorney General, Mr. Basil Williams; Members of the Diplomatic Corps; ladies and gentlemen: I am very happy to be here this evening to join the European Union at this event to celebrate the 60th Anniversary of the Treaty …

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Message by His Excellency Brigadier David Granger President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana on the occasion of the observance of Portuguese Arrival Day 2017.05.03

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The Cooperative Republic of Guyana celebrates ‘Portuguese Arrival Day’ on 3rd May to acknowledge the achievements of the descendants of immigrants of Portuguese origin and their contribution to nation-building. Portuguese indentured immigration was started in anticipation of an expected labour shortage on the sugar plantations consequent to the emancipation of enslaved Africans. Thirty thousand six …

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