Day: <span>June 29, 2017</span>

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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