Month: <span>August 2019</span>

Sustainable management of forestry resources vital to development – Minister Hastings-Williams

  • Posted: August 24, 2019
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Georgetown, Guyana – (August 23, 2019) Minister of State, Mrs. Dawn Hastings- Williams, today, said the management and sustainable utilisation of forestry resources is integral to the Government’s developmental trajectory. She was at the time addressing participants at the closing ceremony of a capacity building workshop funded under the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Food and …

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‘Pay more attention to youth not in employment, education or training’- President Granger at official opening of FORCE

  • Posted: August 23, 2019
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Georgetown, Guyana – (August 22, 2019) President David Granger, this afternoon, officially declared open the Foundation for Real Christian Education (FORCE) located at Lot 4 Victoria Village, East Coast Demerara (ECD). The President commended the Principal of the vocational centre, Mr. Desmond Saul, for his hard work in ensuring that the youth of Victoria Village …

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President Granger attends viewing of late Presidential Guard

  • Posted: August 22, 2019
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Georgetown, Guyana – (August 22, 2019) President David Granger, this morning, attended the viewing of the body of the late Constable Winston Cooper, former member of the Presidential Guard, at the Lyken Funeral Parlour. President Granger had called for an inquiry into the death of Constable 2045 Cooper, during a visit to his East Ruimveldt, …

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‘Improvements in the Technical Corps necessary to develop tech-savvy Defence Force’ – President Granger says as 11 Second Lieutenants receive scholarships to study in China

  • Posted: August 21, 2019
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Georgetown, Guyana – (August 21, 2019) President David Granger, this afternoon at the Ministry of the Presidency, met eleven scholarship awardees of the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) who will soon travel to the People’s Republic of China to take up their five-year scholarships. The 11 Second Lieutenants will be pursuing studies in the fields of …

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Minister of State receives courtesy call from Ambassador of Azerbaijan

  • Posted: August 21, 2019
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Georgetown, Guyana – (August 21, 2019) Minister of State, Mrs. Dawn Hastings- Williams, today, received a courtesy call from Dr. Elkhan Polukhov, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Azerbaijan at her Ministry of the Presidency office. During the meeting, Ambassador Polukhov informed that his visit was primarily to brief the Minister on some …

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Minister of State responds to food aid request from Kurukubaru -government interventions, diversification of crops to be considered

  • Posted: August 21, 2019
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Georgetown, Guyana – (August 21, 2019) Minister of State, Mrs. Dawn Hastings- Williams, yesterday, travelled to Kurukubaru, Potaro-Siparuni (Region Eight) to get a first-hand look at the challenges facing the community, following a request residents made to her for foodstuff. In a letter to the Minister, the residents outlined that due to heavy rainfall since …

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President Granger urges Bethel Assembly of God Church to support education

  • Posted: August 20, 2019
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Georgetown, Guyana – (August 20, 2019) President David Granger, this afternoon, received a courtesy call from members of the Bethel Assembly of God Church, Linden, Upper Demerara-Berbice (Region Ten) at the Ministry of the Presidency. Bethel Assembly of God Church is this month celebrating its 60th anniversary and has a visiting delegation of approximately 25 …

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‘Guyana is grateful for your service’ -Minister Hastings tells US Army New Horizons team

  • Posted: August 19, 2019
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Georgetown, Guyana – (August 18, 2019) Minister of State, Mrs. Dawn Hastings-Williams, this afternoon, extended gratitude on behalf of the Government and people of Guyana to the United States (US) Air Force New Horizons team, which has built three community centres, one women’s shelter and provided health services to 13, 346 persons during their exercise …

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President commends GDF troops’ preparedness to defend Guyana’s sovereignty – says Force is rebuilding and re-equipping at ‘Exercise Green Heart’

  • Posted: August 16, 2019
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Georgetown, Guyana – (August 16, 2019) Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Guyana, President David Granger, this morning, observed the Guyana Defence Force’s (GDF) Field Tactical Exercise ‘Exercise Green Heart’ at the Colonel John Clarke Military School, Tacama, Upper Demerara-Berbice (Region Ten). Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo also observed the exercise. President Granger, in congratulating the …

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