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

Remarks by His Excellency Brigadier David Granger, at a kite distribution exercise and meeting with residents of Friendship Village, Lower Pomeroon April 8, 2017

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President David Granger: Boys and girls, ladies and gentlemen, I am happy to be here this morning because I have come with a mission, a special mission. First of all, let me tell you I have come because it’s Easter time; we’re still in Lent but soon we will be celebrating Easter; it is the …

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Remarks by His Excellency Brigadier David Granger, at a kite distribution exercise and meeting with residents of Makaseema-Kabakaburi Community, Upper Pomeroon April 8, 2017

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President David Granger: This is a long postponed visit. As the headmasters like to say, “Better late than never” and some say, “Better never late”, but I am here and I am happy to be here among you. First of all, let me thank the Toshao, Mr. Cleveland Simon, for allowing me into the village. …

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Remarks by His Excellency Brigadier David Granger, at the Essequibo Agro and Trade Exposition held at the Anna Regina Ground April 7, 2017

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President David Granger: Honourable Amna Ally, Minister of Social Protection; Honourable Dominic Gaskin, Minister of Business; Mr. Devanand Ramdatt, Chairman of the Pomeroon-Supenaam Region; Mr. Rupert Hopkinson, Regional Executive Officer; Mr. Deleep Singh, President of the Essequibo Chamber of Commerce; Mr. Isahakh Bashir, senior statesman- patriarch of Region Two; exhibitors; special invitees; artistes. It is …

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Remarks by His Excellency Brigadier David Granger, at the kite distribution exercise held at the Parika-Salem Secondary School, East Coast Essequibo April 12, 2017

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President David Granger: Minister of Social Protection Amna Ally; Member of the National Assembly, John Adams; Regional Executive Officer; residents of Parika-Salem; boys and girls. I am very happy to be here this afternoon to be with you. I know some of you are busy writing or have just written your National Grade Six. I …

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Remarks by His Excellency Brigadier David Granger, at a kite distribution exercise at the Lusignan-Good Hope Learning Centre East Coast Demerara April 12, 2017

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President David Granger: Thank you for coming out this afternoon. As the administrator has said, this is what the Christians called the season of Lent. Just as the Muslims have Ramadan when you go through certain sacrifices, the Christians have Lent; when they try to remember the suffering and the agony of Jesus Christ, but …

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Remarks by His Excellency Brigadier David Granger, at a kite distribution exercise at Buxton, East Coast Demerara, held at the Buxton Gas Station tarmac April 12, 2017

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President David Granger: Thank you, Mr. Morris Wilson. You know I am very happy to be here; every Easter I come here; every Christmas I come here and I think some of you have been here before – anybody been here at Easter before? Yes? Okay. Anybody coming back next year Easter? Well, as the …

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Remarks by His Excellency Brigadier David Granger, at a kite distribution exercise and meeting with residents of Arthurville, Wakenaam at the Arthurville Primary School Essequibo Islands – West Demerara (Region Three) April 12, 2017

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President David Granger: Thank you, Chairperson. Thank you, [Regional Councillor] Mr. Perry Birbal, for your introduction. Honourable Minister Amna Ally, Minister of Social Protection; Deputy REO [Regional Executive Officer] Miss Jennifer Ferreira Dougal; teachers and pupils of Arthurville; residents of Wakenaam; officials; ladies and gentlemen. I’m always happy to come to this beautiful island. You …

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Remarks by His Excellency Brigadier David Granger, at the launch of “Aspects of the European-Guyanese Heritage” held at the Pegasus Hotel April 10, 2017

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President David Granger: Honourable Speaker of the National Assembly, Dr. Barton Scotland; Honourable Vice President, Mr. Carl Greenidge; Ministers of the Government; Members of the National Assembly; Your Excellencies of the Diplomatic Corps, including of course the Ambassador of the European Union, Mr. Jernej Videtic; Sir Shridath Ramphal; members of the Heritage Society; members of …

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