Month: <span>February 2018</span>

GDF to brief Parliamentary committee on border security -President pleased with non-partisan approach

  • Posted: February 28, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana – (February 27, 2018) President David Granger, ahead of his visit to Baramita, Barima-Waini (Region One) tomorrow, announced that he has instructed the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) to brief the Parliamentary committee on security on the steps that are being taken to secure communities located along the 800 kilometre border with the Bolivarian …

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STEM pilot programme launched in Bartica

  • Posted: February 28, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana (February 27, 2017) The Office of Climate Change (OCC) in collaboration with the Ministry of Education, today, launched the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) pilot programme in Bartica, Cuyuni-Mazaruni (Region Seven). The event was held at Three Miles Secondary School and saw First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger, Chief Education Officer, Mr. Marcel …

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Ming’s Optical new Parika Branch is expression of confidence in Guyana’s future -First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger

  • Posted: February 28, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana-(February 27, 2017) First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger, on Sunday, joined Ming’s Optical for the official opening ceremony of their new branch at the Lotus Mall, Parika, Essequibo Islands-West Demerara (Region Three) and during her address described the investment as an expression of confidence in the country’s economy. The First Lady also lauded Managing …

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Department of Energy to be established -as ExxonMobil announces sixth oil find

  • Posted: February 28, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana – (February 27, 2018) Minister of Natural Resources, Mr. Raphael Trotman, this evening, announced that based on his proposal to President David Granger last year, a decision has been taken by Cabinet to establish the Department of Energy, which in due course, will oversee the oil and gas sector even as he announced …

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President receives invitation to Int’l Solar Alliance Summit in India

  • Posted: February 28, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana – (February 27, 2018) President David Granger, today, accepted an official invitation to the International Solar Alliance (ISA) Founding Conference and Solar Summit from Indian High Commissioner, Mr. Venkatachalam Mahalingam and Ambassador of the French Republic to Guyana, Mr. Antoine Joly at the Ministry of the Presidency. The event, which will be held …

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High-level delegation from conservation body calls on Minister Harmon

  • Posted: February 27, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana – (February 26, 2018) Minister of State, Mr. Joseph Harmon, was today, paid a courtesy call by a delegation from the Frankfurt Zoological Society (FZS) led by the organisation’s South American Programme Director, Dr. Antje Mueller. The visiting team was accompanied to the Ministry of the Presidency by Commissioner of the Protected Areas …

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Government foresees significant improvement in completion of projects in 2018 -Minister Harmon charges Ministry Heads to ‘step up game’

  • Posted: February 27, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana – (February 26, 2018) As the Ministry of Finance in collaboration with the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), this morning, opened a one-day Public Policy Analysis Management (PPAM) and Project Cycle Management (PCM) Training Programme 2018 – Face-To-Face Session, Minister of State, Mr. Joseph Harmon said that Government foresees a significant improvement in the …

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Commonwealth Public Administration Representative in Guyana for CAPHAM planning

  • Posted: February 27, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana – (February 26, 2018) Minister of State, Mr. Joseph Harmon, today, received a courtesy call from Ms. Gay Hamilton, Chief Executive Officer of the Commonwealth Association for Public Administration and Management (CAPHAM) at the Ministry of the Presidency. She was accompanied by Permanent Secretary of the Department of Public Service, Mr. Reginald Brotherson …

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Guyana to host Commonwealth Public Administration and Management conference

  • Posted: February 26, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana — (February 24, 2018) Permanent Secretary of the Department of Public Service, Mr. Reginald Brotherson, on Thursday last, disclosed in an interview with the Ministry of the Presidency that Guyana will be hosting the Commonwealth Association for Public Administration and Management’s (CAPAM) Biennial Conference in October of this year. According to their website, …

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