Month: <span>July 2018</span>

Thirty-four women complete First Lady’s Care for the Elderly programme

  • Posted: July 30, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana – (July 30, 2018) First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger, this afternoon, commended 34 women for successfully completing the Care for the Elderly workshop. The six weeks workshop, which was organised by the Office of the First Lady in collaboration with the Ministry of Social Protection, included three phases; a theory based aspect, a …

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Minister Felix announces settlement plan for Venezuelan migrants

  • Posted: July 30, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana — (July 30, 2018) Minister of Citizenship, Mr. Winston Felix, today, said plans are in motion for the establishment of a homestead settlement area for the 260 confirmed Venezuelans, who are occupying areas in Barima-Waini (Region One). The Minister made this announcement during an interview with the Public Information and Press Services Unit …

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Minister Harmon meets with Private Sector Commission (PSC)

  • Posted: July 30, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana – (July 30, 2018) Minister of State, Mr. Joseph Harmon, today, met with the executive members of the Private Sector Commission (PSC) at his office at the Ministry of the Presidency. Among the areas discussed were increased collaboration between the Government and the PSC, the Green State Development Strategy and the set-up of …

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‘The Government cares’ -Minister Lawrence at Bereavement Camp opening ceremony

  • Posted: July 30, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana – (July 30, 2018) Minister of Public Health, Ms. Volda Lawrence, today, pledged her Ministry’s support to the Giving Hope Foundation’s initiatives aimed at supporting cancer awareness and quality of life improvement for cancer patients and their families. The Minister was at the time speaking at the Foundation’s opening ceremony for its second …

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‘Government’s investment in education is paying dividends’ -Minister Harmon at Region 3’s NGSA appreciation ceremony

  • Posted: July 28, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana – (July 28, 2018) Minister of State, Mr. Joseph Harmon, today, said that the billions of dollars which have been plugged into the education and Information and Communications Technology (ICT) sectors by the Government, are paying dividends as he congratulated the top ten students of the Essequibo Islands- West Demerara (Region Three), all …

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Guyana signs onto China’s ‘Road and Belt’ initiative -Public infrastructure to be major focus

  • Posted: July 27, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana – (July 27, 2018) Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Carl Greenidge and Chinese Ambassador to Guyana, Mr. Cui Jianchun, today, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Government of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana and the Government of People’s Republic of China on cooperation within the Framework of the Silk Road Economic …

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Government committed to ‘bottom-up’ approach to governance -President Granger tells local leaders at NCLDO

  • Posted: July 26, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana – (July 26, 2018) President David Granger, today, called on local democratic organs to drive the revitalisation and renewal of villages, in which the majority of the Guyanese population still reside. He also challenged leaders at the level of the Neighbourhood Democratic Councils (NDCs), to be more proactive and improve their revenue collection …

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NTC to receive lease for land at Sophia -larger plot to be identified for construction of complex with additional facilities

  • Posted: July 25, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana – (July 25, 2018) President David Granger, today, engaged the newly-elected chairman and executive members of the National Toshaos Council (NTC) at a special luncheon to discuss issues affecting Indigenous communities. During the deliberations held at the Baridi Benab at State House, the President announced that the Government will proceed with the handing …

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Minister Harmon receives courtesy call from WI Cricketer Chris Gayle

  • Posted: July 23, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana – (July 23, 2018) Minister of State, Mr. Joseph Harmon, today, received a courtesy call from West Indies Cricketer Christopher Gayle at his office at the Ministry of the Presidency. During the meeting, the two sides discussed West Indies cricket, how the game can be improved and how it can influence the lives …

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