Georgetown, Guyana—(September 12, 2023) His Excellency President Dr Irfaan Ali left Guyana this evening for Washington DC, the capital of the United States of America, where he is expected to meet with a number of stakeholders from the US Congress and the State Department.

During his three-day visit, the Head of State is also scheduled to take part in a number of private sector meetings and visit several universities, including the National Defense University.

He is also expected to make a presentation at the Organisation of American States (OAS).

The President is joined by the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, the Honourable Hugh Todd; the Minister of Tourism, Industry and Commerce, the Honourable Oneidge Walrond; Foreign Secretary Mr Robert Persaud and Chief of Staff of the Guyana Defence Force (GDF), Brigadier Omar Khan.