Month: <span>May 2019</span>

‘There should be a roof over every head’ President commits to housing solutions for all Guyanese – during tour of Perseverance, Prospect Housing Development

  • Posted: May 31, 2019
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Georgetown, Guyana – (May 31, 2019) President David Granger, this morning, visited the Prospect and Perseverance Housing Developments, East Bank Demerara, where he assured residents that his Government’s policy is “that there should be a roof over every head”. The President said, “Every citizen should enjoy the right to housing” adding that “I would like …

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First Lady receives courtesy call from UN Resident Coordinator

  • Posted: May 31, 2019
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Georgetown, Guyana – (May 31, 2019) First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger, this morning, received a courtesy call from United Nations (UN)Resident Coordinator and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Resident Representative, Ms. Mikiko Tanaka at her State House office. Ms. Tanaka, in an invited comment, said that they held discussions on areas of mutual interest such …

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First Lady mobilizes more resources for WAD

  • Posted: May 31, 2019
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Georgetown, Guyana – (May 30, 2019) First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger, this morning, presented a quantity of sanitary supplies, including adult and children’s clothing, school supplies, toys and other accessories to the Women Across Differences (WAD) at its Anira Street, Queenstown office. Mrs. Granger is the patron of the organisation. The items were donated by …

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Minister Broomes addresses concerns of Danielstown residents -following ‘Government Comes to You’ exercise in Region Two

  • Posted: May 31, 2019
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Georgetown, Guyana – (May 30, 2019) Minister within the Ministry of the Presidency, Ms. Simona Broomes, yesterday, met with residents of Danielstown, Pomeroon-Supenaam (Region Two) following the ‘Government Comes to you’ outreach exercise hosted there. Minister Broomes presented a quantity of foodstuff and clothing to the residents and addressed several of their concerns raised at …

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Gov’t working to boost performance in implementation of PSIP

  • Posted: May 31, 2019
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Georgetown, Guyana – (May 30, 2019) The Government of Guyana is working assiduously to boost its performance this year in the implementation of the Public Sector Investment Programme (PSIP) so that needs of citizens across the country can be adequately addressed. Finance Minister, Mr. Winston Jordan, this afternoon acknowledged that while there are challenges, government …

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CDC opens second round of consultations on Disaster Risk Management Bill

  • Posted: May 30, 2019
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Georgetown, Guyana – (May 30, 2019) The Civil Defence Commission (CDC), this morning, opened another round of consultations for the Disaster Risk Management (DRM) Bill, which is geared at finalising a comprehensive document to target disaster risk management and response in Guyana. The consultations were held at the Pegasus Hotel. Speaking at the consultation, which …

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Government mulls IDB support to develop communities hosting migrants

  • Posted: May 30, 2019
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Georgetown, Guyana – (May 29, 2019) Minister of Citizenship, Mr. Winston Felix, this morning, said he is considering a proposal of financial support from the Inter- American Development Bank (IDB) to enhance the services available in communities where Venezuelan migrants have settled. Minister Felix was at the time leading the Multi-Agency Coordinating Committee on Venezuelan …

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New Ghanaian High Commissioner accredited -as Guyana prepares to host Ghanaian President on state visit

  • Posted: May 29, 2019
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Georgetown, Guyana – (May 29, 2019) President David Granger, this morning, accredited new Ghanaian High Commissioner to Guyana Professor Abena Pokua Adompim Busia at a ceremony held at the Ministry of the Presidency. President Granger also announced the President of Ghana, His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo will be in Guyana on June 11, 2019 …

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New Indonesian Ambassador to Guyana accredited

  • Posted: May 29, 2019
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Georgetown, Guyana – (May 29, 2019) President David Granger, this morning, accepted the Letters of Credence from Mr. Julang Pujianto at the Ministry of the Presidency, accrediting him as the new Ambassador of Indonesia to Guyana. In his remarks, President Granger said the two countries will, this year, celebrate the 20th anniversary of formal diplomatic …

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