Month: <span>June 2017</span>
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Social Cohesion Ministry asked to support a Leguan Harmony Village -55 benefit from sensitisation meeting

  • Posted: June 30, 2017
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Georgetown, Guyana – (June 29, 2017) Participants at the first Social Cohesion sensitisation meeting for Regional and Neighbourhood Democratic Councillors and community leaders in Leguan, Essequibo Islands-West Demerara (Region Three) asked the Ministry of Social Cohesion to support the hosting of a Harmony Village activity on the island, similar to the one held on Main …

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President opens Visual Arts exhibition at National Art Gallery -hints at support for country wide exhibitions

  • Posted: June 30, 2017
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Georgetown, Guyana – (June 29, 2017) President David Granger, tonight, reaffirmed his commitment the development of the arts in Guyana and assured the visual arts community of the Government’s full support. The Head of State, who is patron of the Guyana Visual Art Competition and Exhibition, told those gathered at the National Art Gallery at …

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Government assesses status of PSIPs as preparations commence for new budget cycle

  • Posted: June 30, 2017
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Georgetown, Guyana – (June 29, 2017) Assessments, adjustments and achievements in relation to the public sector’s work programme was the main focus at this month’s Ministerial Conference as the Government commences preparations for the new budget cycle. The Conference, which was convened today at State House, also saw the participation of Permanent Secretaries, Heads of …

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Remarks by His Excellency David Granger at the President’s Awards 2017 hosted by the Tourism and Hospitality Association of Guyana (THAG) held at the Marriott Hotel on June 3, 2017

  • Posted: June 29, 2017
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President David Granger: Thank you Honourable Sydney Allicock, Minster of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs; Honourable Dominic Gaskin, Minister of Business, who is the only person in the room authorised to speak about government tourism policy; Honourable Catherine Hughes, Minister of Public Telecommunications; Mrs. Andrea de Caires, President of THAG; Professor Griffith, Vice Chancellor of the University …

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Ministers Harmon, Trotman host exploratory meeting with EITI-IDB team

  • Posted: June 29, 2017
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Georgetown, Guyana – (June 28, 2017) A team of officials from the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), this afternoon, paid a courtesy call on Minister of State, Mr. Joseph Harmon for an exploratory meeting, which was also attended by Minister of Natural Resources, Mr. Raphael Trotman and Presidential Advisor …

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Ministry of the Presidency says Guyana Times article lacks credibility -calls on newspaper to properly investigate wild claims made by Opposition Leader

  • Posted: June 29, 2017
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Georgetown, Guyana – (June 28, 2017) The Ministry of the Presidency questions the veracity of the Guyana Times article headlined, ‘Diplomats express fears over Granger’s ulterior election motive’ and calls on the outlet to either provide the evidence of the claims made therein, or retract it immediately. Further, the Ministry of the Presidency calls on …

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Remarks by His Excellency David Granger at the Ramadan Iftar Dinner held at the Central Islamic Organisation of Guyana (CIOG) headquarters June 18, 2017

  • Posted: June 29, 2017
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President David Granger: I’m happy to be here this evening to participate in the Iftar ritual of breaking the fast at sunset; fast approaching, during this holy month of Ramadan. Iftar marks the end of the daily fast, but this is not the end of Ramadan, it is merely a continuation of the struggle for …

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Remarks by His Excellency David Granger at the Commissioning Ceremony of the Ministry of Social Protection’s Self-Sufficient Agricultural Economic Services Project held at the Hugo Chavez Centre June 2, 2017

  • Posted: June 29, 2017
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President David Granger: Mr. Chairman thank you very much for your introduction and your kind remarks. Vice President Sydney Allicock; (I don’t know, Ms. Ally seems to have emptied the Cabinet here); Honourable Amna Ally, Minister of Social Protection; Honourable Keith Scott; Jaipaul Sharma; Karen Cummings; Annette Ferguson; (Is that it for now?); Her Excellency …

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Remarks by His Excellency David Granger at the 175th Anniversary Service of the Freedom Congregational Church held at the Freedom Congregational Church on June 18, 2017

  • Posted: June 29, 2017
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President David Granger: Officials of Freedom Congregational Church; Members of Freedom Congregational Church; visitors; Christian Brothers; members of the media. I’m very happy and honoured to be with you today to wish you happy Father’s Day – Happy Father’s Day – and more important to celebrate the 175th Anniversary of this church. As you know, …

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Remarks by His Excellency David Granger at a reception held in honour of Queen Elizabeth II’s 91st birth anniversary held at the residence of the British High Commissioner to Guyana on June 15, 2017

  • Posted: June 28, 2017
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President David Granger: Honourable Justice Yonette Cumming Edwards, Chancellor of the Judiciary; Justice Roxane George-Wiltshire, Chief Justice; His Excellency, Mr. Greg Quinn, British High Commissioner and Mrs. Wendy Quinn; Members of the Diplomatic Corps; British citizens, distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen, members of the media. The Cooperative Republic of Guyana congratulates Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth …

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