Georgetown, Guyana – (September 19, 2017) His Excellency Brigadier David Granger, MSS, President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana and the Government extend heartfelt sympathy to relatives of Mr. Yusuf Sankar, especially his children and his sister Mrs. Lyla Kissoon. Mr. Sankar died tragically on September 18, 2017.
Mr. Sankar was a prominent businessman and a pioneer in the local commercial photography industry. He was the proprietor of Risan’s Photography Centre and Jarrod’s Graphics Design, both of which were housed at his Main Street residence that was destroyed by the fire in which he perished.
His Excellency extends heartfelt sympathy to his five sons Nicholas, Damon, Shane, Riyad and Jarrod, his siblings Mrs. Lyla Kissoon of the Kissoon Group of Companies, Mrs. Amna Winter, Mr. Fouad Sankar, and Mrs. Ayesha Strathler and other relatives, employees and friends.