Day: <span>May 4, 2017</span>

Remarks by His Excellency Brigadier David Granger, at a kite distribution exercise and meeting with residents of Muritaro Village April 13, 2017

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President David Granger: I will have to depend on the children to save me so thank you Toshao. Chairman of the Region, Mr. Rennis Morian; Chairman of the [People’s National Congress Reform] PNCR District, Ms. Sandra Adams; other officials; teachers; parents, but most of all the children from Upper Demerara, particularly Muritaro and Malali, I …

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Newly accredited French Ambassador to Guyana pays courtesy call on Minister Harmon

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Georgetown, Guyana – (May 4, 2017) Minister of State, Mr. Joseph Harmon, earlier this afternoon, received a courtesy call from His Excellency Antoine Joly, the newly accredited Non-Resident Ambassador of the French Republic to Guyana. Ambassador Joly, this morning, presented his Letters of Credence to President David Granger. He replaces Ambassador Michael Prom, whose tour …

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Government technical team to visit Coomacka to address effects of severe erosion

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Georgetown, Guyana – (May 4, 2017) The Government will next Wednesday deploy a team of engineers and other officials from various Ministries to the community of Coomacka, located in Upper Demerara-Berbice (Region Ten), to conduct a final scoping mission for the planning and execution of projects to address impassable roads and frequent flooding during the …

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Collaborative approach needed to ensure protection of Guyana’s environment -President urges board members of environmental agencies

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Georgetown, Guyana – (May 4, 2017) President David Granger, today, said that as Guyana transitions toward becoming a ‘green’ State, the stakeholder agencies must work together to develop a collaborative approach toward protecting and preserving the environment. The President was, at the time, addressing the board members of the five gazetted agencies within the environmental …

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Remarks by His Excellency Brigadier David Granger, at the Mother Earth Day Observance Tree planting Exercise held at Independence Park April 21, 2017

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President David Granger: Honourable Ministers; UNDP [Deputy] Resident Representative Ms. Shabnam Mallick, representatives of other international organisations: PAHO [Pan American Health Organisation], FAO [ Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations], Chief of Operations of [Inter-American Development Bank] IDB and IICA[Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture], special invitees; members of the media. I am …

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Remarks by His Excellency Brigadier David Granger, at the opening ceremony of the Mahaica-Berbice (Region Five) Chamber of Industry and Commerce’s Expo and Trade Fair held at the Bath Settlement Community Ground, West Coast Berbice April 16, 2016

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President David Granger: Members of the National Assembly; exhibitors; residents of Region Five; members of the media; ladies and gentlemen. I’m very happy to be here and to re-engage with Mr. Imran Saccoor and his team. I believe they were one of the first Chambers of Commerce to visit me in 2015. I’m very happy …

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Remarks by His Excellency Brigadier David Granger, at a kite distribution exercise and meeting with residents of Leguan at the Leguan Secondary School, Essequibo Islands – West Demerara (Region Three) April 9, 2017

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President David Granger: It is always good to be in Leguan and particularly back in this school hall as Mr. Amjad Shaw reminded you. I was here a couple of years ago; it is good to be back. So thank you very much for your warm welcome from the stelling and all of the students …

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Patrick Yarde sworn-in as acting PSC Chairman

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Georgetown, Guyana – (May 4, 2017) Trade Unionist, Mr. Patrick Melvyn Yarde was today sworn in by President David Granger as the acting Chairman of the Public Service Commission (PSC), a position, which automatically makes him an ex-officio member of the Judicial Service Commission (JSC), the Police Service Commission and the Guyana Defence Force Commission’s …

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President accredits new French Republic Ambassador

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Georgetown, Guyana – (May 4, 2017) President David Granger said that Guyana is ready to bolster its already strong relationship with the French Republic through investment opportunities in areas such as agriculture, education, infrastructure, mining, oil and gas, sanitation, transportation and water and cooperation on matters relating to climate change and environmental protection. The Head …

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