Month: <span>May 2017</span>
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GWI, GDF engineers complete assessments of Region 8 communities’ water and infrastructure needs

  • Posted: May 27, 2017
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Georgetown, Guyana – (May 26, 2017) The team from the Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI) and the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) Engineer Corps, which were dispatched to the flood-affected communities in Potaro-Siparuni (Region Eight), have completed their assessments and are in the process of preparing their reports to hand over to the administration for action. This …

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President Chairs CARICOM Bureau meeting today

  • Posted: May 27, 2017
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Georgetown, Guyana – (May 26, 2017) President David Granger, today, visited the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat at Liliendaal, where he chaired a video conference meeting of the Bureau of the Conference of Heads of Government (HOG), ahead of their July meeting in Grenada. The Bureau is a Sub-Committee of the Conference comprising the incoming Chairman, …

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First Lady urges youth to invest in their future – at National Youth Week Symposium

  • Posted: May 26, 2017
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Georgetown, Guyana – (May 25, 2017) First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger, today, urged those in attendance at the National Youth Week Symposium to seek inspiration from individuals, who have overcome adverse circumstances and to invest in themselves by capitalising on the opportunities available to them to acquire marketable skills and to empower themselves. The Symposium …

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National Awards

  • Posted: May 26, 2017
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On the occasion of the 51st Anniversary of the Independence of Guyana, His Excellency David Granger, MSS, President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces and Chancellor of the Orders of Guyana is pleased to make the following appointments under the Order of Roraima of Guyana and the Order of Service …

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31 women among those recognised for sterling contributions to national development

  • Posted: May 26, 2017
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Georgetown, Guyana – (May 25, 2017) Thirty-one women from various fields are among those who will be conferred with National by President David Granger and the Government of Guyana on the occasion of the 51st Anniversary of Guyana’s Independence for their outstanding service and sterling contributions toward national development. Leading the list of 69 awardees …

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Address of His Excellency Brigadier David Granger President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana on the occasion of the 51st anniversary of Independence – Diversity and destiny

  • Posted: May 26, 2017
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Guyanese,Independence Day celebrates the moment in history when, after 350 years of Dutch and British colonisation, our peoples abolished foreign rule. We established a ‘free state’ with the hope of ensuring equality and eradicating poverty. It was the day on which we adopted our own Constitution and erected institutions to govern ourselves and guarantee our …

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New Commercial and Deeds Registry Board appointed

  • Posted: May 25, 2017
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Georgetown, Guyana – (May 25, 2017) Cabinet at its Tuesday, May 23, 2017 meeting granted its approval for the appointment of the Governing Board of the Deeds and Commercial Registries Authority, which will be Chaired by Ms. Christine MC Gowan. Ms. Zanna Frank will serve as the Deputy Registrar of Deeds and Ms. Nicole Prince, …

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Lottery Committee, CH&PA Audit Reports handed over to Cabinet

  • Posted: May 25, 2017
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Georgetown, Guyana – (May 25, 2017) Cabinet has directed that the Reports and Reviews of the operations of the Guyana Lottery Committee (GLC) and the Central Housing and Planning Authority (CH&PA) be handed over to the Commissioner of Police for investigations. On Tuesday, Minister within the Ministry of Finance, Mr. Jaipaul Sharma, handed over the …

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Cabinet notes award of contract for emergency repairs to MV Kanawan

  • Posted: May 25, 2017
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Georgetown, Guyana – (May 25, 2017) Cabinet, at this week’s sitting, noted the award of a contract for emergency repairs to the generator set of the Transport and Harbours Department Ferry, MV Kanawan. The contract, which is to the tune of $13,048,010, has been awarded to Courtney Benn Contracting Services Limited. The MV Kanawan was …

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