Month: <span>August 2017</span>
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Let your conduct, character and respect for people help to mould a better Guyana -President Granger tells incoming QC students

  • Posted: August 31, 2017
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Georgetown, Guyana – (August 31, 2017) President David Granger, this morning, addressed the incoming first formers of the Queen’s College (QC) Secondary School, where he charged them to live up to the standards, morals and values of the institution for the good of Guyana. The Head of State, who was speaking at the school’s orientation …

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Relationship with Exxon must be based on accountability, openness and aligned interests -President Granger

  • Posted: August 31, 2017
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Georgetown, Guyana – (August 30, 2017) President David Granger, this morning, said that the Government will be working with ExxonMobil to develop a long term relationship, which is founded on transparency, accountability, openness and aligned interests for the good of Guyana. The Head of State made these comments during a meeting with a visiting delegation …

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Remarks by His Excellency David Granger at the University of Guyana Diaspora Engagement held at the Princess Hotel July 24, 2017

  • Posted: August 29, 2017
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President David Granger: Ministers of the Government; Members of the National Assembly; Members of the Diplomatic Corps; Principal and Vice Chancellor of the University of Guyana, Professor Ivelaw Griffith; presenters; officials of the University of Guyana, members of the Judiciary; the Private Sector. I’m very happy to be here this morning and I’m very sorry …

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Remarks by His Excellency, President David Granger at the National Rastafarian Conference held at the University of Guyana’s Turkeyen Campus July 22, 2017

  • Posted: August 29, 2017
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President David Granger: Brother Eric Phillips; the Chairman Ras Blackman; my brothers and sisters; Brother Simeon Selassie; other officials from the Rastafari community; visitors from overseas; my brother, Ras Tom Dalgety; Sister Ijanyah Christian; Ras Richard Taylor; my dear Sister Penda Gyan; special invitees; visitors from overseas, members of the media, my brother and sisters. …

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Remarks by President David Granger at a fact-finding visit to the Kuru-Kuru Training Centre July 20, 2017

  • Posted: August 29, 2017
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President David Granger: Honourable Minister of Education, Ms. Nicolette Henry; Centre Administrator, Mr. Sydney Scott; Assistant Director of Youth, Ms. Leslyn Boyce; members of the staff of the Kuru-Kuru Training Centre; students; members of the media; friends. I had asked the Minister of Education to arrange this visit for me because we are interested in …

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President pledges support for Diocese of Guyana’s education programmes -at 175th anniversary

  • Posted: August 28, 2017
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Georgetown, Guyana – (August 28, 2017) President David Granger, yesterday, pledged the Government’s support for ongoing educational programmes being implemented by the Diocese of Guyana even as he noted that religious organisations can play an integral role in the development of communities and by extension, the country. Therefore, the State looks to them for partnership …

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Minister Norton to take up responsibility for Culture, Youth and Sport -Minister Henry confirmed as Minister of Education

  • Posted: August 28, 2017
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Georgetown, Guyana – (August 28, 2017) President David Granger has announced that Minister of Social Cohesion, Dr. George Norton will, as of September 1, assume responsibility for Culture Youth and Sport, allowing Minister of Education, Ms. Nicolette Henry to focus on improving the quality of and access to education countrywide. Dr. Norton will remain Minister …

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57 Buxton/Friendship students graduate from First Lady’s ICT, remedial programmes

  • Posted: August 28, 2017
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Georgetown, Guyana – (August 28, 2017) Fifty-seven young people, last Thursday graduated from the Buxton Information and Communication Technology (ICT) workshop and the Buxton Youth Development remedial programme, both of which are held under the auspices of the Office of the First Lady. Twenty-four high school students and out-of-school youth graduated from the ICT workshop, …

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