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President Ali extends ‘Because We Care’ cash grant to private schools

  • Posted: September 16, 2021
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Georgetown, Guyana (September 16, 2021) His Excellency Dr Mohamed Irfaan Ali, President of the Co-operative Republic of Guyana, today granted approval for the ‘Because We Care’ cash grant and School Uniform and Supplies grant programme to be extended to the parents of children attending private schools. The initiative was originally only applicable to parents of children in …

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President Ali’s message on International Day of Democracy 2021

  • Posted: September 15, 2021
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The General Assembly of the United Nations has designated September 15 each year as International Day of Democracy. In proclaiming this ‘Day’, the United Nations affirmed democracy as a universal value, one which is based on the freely expressed will of the people. The Cooperative Republic of Guyana is today pleased to join with the …

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Africa and CARICOM should initiate greater socio-economic collaboration—President Ali

  • Posted: September 07, 2021
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Says inaugural Africa-CARICOM Summit should be used to charter a path forward  Georgetown, Guyana (September 7, 2021) –His Excellency Dr Irfaan Ali today said that there are no reasons preventing African nations and members of CARICOM from initiating greater socio-economic collaboration. The President added that the inaugural meeting should be used as an opportunity to forge greater …

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Government developing legislation for “free zone” in Region 9—President Ali

  • Posted: September 05, 2021
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Lethem, Guyana—(September 5, 2021) His Excellency Dr Irfaan Ali met with members of the Rupununi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) on Saturday afternoon, where he discussed his Government’s plans for Region Nine and encouraged them to form themselves into consortiums. The Head of State, who was also in Lethem for the Regional Toshaos Meeting, said that his Government is aware of the desire to have parts of Lethem as a free zone. “The declaration of areas as …

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AmCham should help remove Guyana’s barriers to trade in US—President Ali

  • Posted: September 01, 2021
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Says he is looking forward to working with the new executive      Georgetown, Guyana—(September 1, 2021) His Excellency Dr Irfaan Ali this afternoon told members of the American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) Guyana that he is looking forward to them championing the country’s quest in the removal of barriers to trade. He said that although the organisation …

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We must see each other as the same to achieve national unity—President Ali

  • Posted: August 29, 2021
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-Says all Guyanese have a role to play in safeguarding our society    Georgetown, Guyana—(August 29, 2021) His Excellency Dr Irfaan Ali said that all Guyanese must respect and treat each other as part of the same collective family in order for the country to achieve national unity. The President expressed the hope that Guyanese would …

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Guyana ready to collaborate with UAE on climate change—President Ali

  • Posted: August 24, 2021
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Accepts Letters of Credence from non-resident UAE Ambassador Georgetown, Guyana—(August 24, 2021) His Excellency Dr Irfaan Ali this afternoon said that Guyana is prepared to collaborate with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on climate change and other bilateral objectives. President Ali made the statement after accepting the Letters of Credence from the Non-Resident Ambassador of the …

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We are going to make decisions today for a better tomorrow—President Ali

  • Posted: August 18, 2021
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Says bilateral discussions with Suriname aim to reduce existing gaps, create opportunities for collaboration Georgetown, Guyana—(August 18, 2021) His Excellency Dr Irfaan Ali this afternoon said that among the objectives of bilateral discussions with the Surinamese President, His Excellency Chandrikapersad Santokhi and Government officials from both sides are to reduce existing gaps and barriers and to create opportunities …

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Over $2.6B in relief for pensioners, public assistance recipients, GPL low-kilowatt consumers – President Ali

  • Posted: August 17, 2021
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Georgetown, Guyana—(August 17, 2021) His Excellency Dr Irfaan Ali has announced over $2.6B in relief measures for ordinary Guyanese. These measures are expected to target pensioners, persons who collect public assistance and Guyanese who consume no more than 75 kilowatt-hours of electricity per month. The measures are added to a range of other benefits that were introduced …

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