Month: <span>April 2018</span>

‘The ‘Made in Guyana’ brand is the brand of the future’ -Minister Harmon to Region Three business owners

  • Posted: April 24, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana — (April 23, 2018) Minister of State, Mr. Joseph Harmon, on Saturday, declared open the first Regional Agricultural and Commercial Exhibition (RACE) for Essequibo Islands-West Demerara (Region Three) and said that the production, marketing and purchase of Guyanese products will be the catalyst for growth in the manufacturing sector and the expansion of …

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‘Government committed to safeguarding the environment’ -Minister Harmon at opening of oil-related incident preparedness workshops

  • Posted: April 23, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana — (April 23, 2018) Minister of State, Mr. Joseph Harmon, today, officially opened the Incident Command System (ICS) Workshop for oil-related disaster preparedness, organised by the Civil Defence Commission (CDC), and facilitated by representatives from ExxonMobil. The opening ceremony was held at the CDC Headquarters, Thomas Road, Georgetown. The six-day training course will …

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Government committed to transparency and ending corruption

  • Posted: April 21, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana – (April 20, 2018) Minister of State, Mr. Joseph Harmon, today, addressed the charges of malfeasance in public office, which have been brought against former Minister of Finance, Dr. Ashni Singh and Chairman of the National Industrial and Commercial Investments Limited (NICIL), Mr. Winston Brassington, noting that they are as a result of …

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Guyanese UK group donates £2000 to First Lady’s projects

  • Posted: April 20, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana – (April 20, 2018) First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger, on Tuesday, April 17 received a donation of of £2000 from the Guyana United Kingdom (UK) Social Development Association (GUSDA) in support of her programme of activities aimed at empowering women and girls in Guyana. The presentation ceremony was hosted at the Guyana High …

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OCC to finalise Guyana’s first NAMA document

  • Posted: April 20, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana — (April 20, 2018) The Office of Climate Change (OCC), in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Government of Guyana (GoG) facilitated discussions with key stakeholders to finalise the official guidelines for the reduction of Green House Gas (GHG) emissions for municipalities across Guyana. The guidelines were defined in …

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Statement by Minister of State, Hon. Joseph Harmon on PPP’s shameless attempt to draw attention away from malfeasance charges against Singh and Brassington

  • Posted: April 19, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana – (April 19, 2018) In a move that is a clear attempt to draw attention away from the malfeasance charges that have been filed against former Minister of Finance, Mr. Ashni Singh and former Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of National Industrial and Commercial Investment Limited (NICIL), Mr. Winston Brassington, the Peoples Progressive Party …

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Transcript of the address by His Excellency Brigadier David Granger, President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana, at the kite distribution exercise held in Yarowkabra, Soesdyke Highway March 30, 2018

  • Posted: April 18, 2018
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President David Granger: Vice Chairman, other officials, I’m happy to be here. The Chairman has spoken about problems and I am here with solutions and I am going to solve the problems that children have on Easter Monday and this is a solution to the Easter Monday problem. We have to come here to have …

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Transcript of the address by His Excellency Brigadier David Granger, President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana, at the kite distribution exercise held in Kuru Kururu, Soesdyke Highway March 30, 2018

  • Posted: April 18, 2018
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President David Granger: Why are you all not in church today? Today is Good Friday. Well, Minister Amna Ally and the Regional Chairman and I are here to wish you a happy Easter- Happy Easter. Alright, as you know, Easter is a Christian festival that comes at the end of Lent; Lent starts on Ash …

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Transcript of the address by His Excellency Brigadier David Granger, President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana, at the kite distribution exercise held in Buxton, East Coast Demerara March 23, 2018

  • Posted: April 18, 2018
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President David Granger: I’d be very surprised if within one year Mr Godfrey doesn’t have a little book about how the Buxtonians stopped a train. So I’ll ask him to do a little booklet so that all young Buxtonians growing up could be aware of the proud history of this community – and he’s right, …

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