Month: <span>January 2022</span>

UG’s top graduates presented with President’s Medal

  • Posted: January 31, 2022
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Georgetown, Guyana—(January 31, 2022) His Excellency Dr Irfaan Ali today presented the President’s Medal to the two top graduates of the University of Guyana Class of 2020/2021. Both Davendra Kissoon and Tameshwor Mohabir from the Turkeyen and Tain campuses respectively finished with GPAs of 4.0. Kissoon, 27, finished as the valedictorian after successfully completing a bachelor’s …

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Parks to be built in New Amsterdam and Corriverton—President Ali

  • Posted: January 30, 2022
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East Berbice, Guyana—(January 30, 2022) His Excellency Dr Irfaan Ali today visited the sites for two recreational enhanced parks set to be built in New Amsterdam and Corriverton in Region Six (East Berbice/Corentyne). The Head of State, who travelled to East Berbice for the region’s clean-up and beautification exercise, said that the parks will be constructed …

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Budget 2022 creates vital linkages between citizens’ welfare and the country’s transformation—President Ali

  • Posted: January 29, 2022
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Georgetown, Guyana—(January 29, 2022) His Excellency Dr Irfaan Ali said that in addition to laying the foundation and establishing the framework through which the development and expansion of our country will take place, Budget 2022 is also designed to enhance the welfare of all Guyanese. The Head of State, during a virtual briefing at State House …

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Guyana intends to become a global leader in environment and agriculture—President Ali

  • Posted: January 27, 2022
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Georgetown, Guyana—(January 27, 2022) His Excellency Dr Irfaan Ali said that Guyana is working on an international agenda that will propel the country to become a global leader in several areas, including the environment and agriculture. The Head of State made the declaration last evening while delivering the feature address at India’s 72nd Republic Day Anniversary …

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Budget 2022 will inject the fuel that will lead to Guyana’s transformation—President Ali

  • Posted: January 25, 2022
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—Says focus will be on economic expansion, increasing productivity and capacity building Georgetown, Guyana—(January 25, 2022) His Excellency Dr Irfaan Ali has assured that Budget 2022 will in no way introduce new burdens or taxes on Guyanese people but rather will support the country’s transformative agenda. “Budget 2022 would be people-centred and people-driven, focusing on policies and …

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Net-Zero emissions by 2050 a development priority for the region—President Ali

  • Posted: January 24, 2022
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—Says it cannot be abstract of food security, economic growth and national prosperity Georgetown, Guyana—(January 24, 2022) His Excellency Dr Irfaan Ali today said that reaching Net-Zero emissions by 2050 is essential for the development of the region, but it would only be possible if the global system rectifies its inherent disparities and unevenness. In his …

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President Ali to hold discussions with Presidents Bolsonaro and Santokhi

  • Posted: January 18, 2022
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Georgetown, Guyana—(January 18, 2022) His Excellency Dr Irfaan Ali is scheduled to make a working visit to Paramaribo on Thursday to meet with the President of the Republic of Suriname, H.E Chandrikapersad Santokhi, and the President of the Federative Republic of Brazil, H.E Jair Bolsonaro. The leaders are expected to discuss the formation of an energy …

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President Ali launches Agriculture and Innovation Entrepreneurship Programme

  • Posted: January 11, 2022
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–      Says pilot project can generate close to $70M per year Georgetown, Guyana—(January 11, 2022) His Excellency Dr Irfaan Ali today launched the Agriculture and Innovation Entrepreneurship Programme to bolster the agriculture sector, empower youths and create jobs. At the launch at the Arthur Chung Conference Centre (ACCC), the President said that the programme will be one …

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