Category
  • Home
  • Archive by category "Press Releases"

President Ali to hold discussions with Presidents Bolsonaro and Santokhi

  • Posted: January 18, 2022
  • 0

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 …

Read Details

President Ali launches Agriculture and Innovation Entrepreneurship Programme

  • Posted: January 11, 2022
  • 0

–      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 …

Read Details

We want to have Brazil as a very strong strategic partner—President Ali

  • Posted: January 10, 2022
  • 0

—Discusses agenda for visit with Brazilian President Georgetown, Guyana—(January 10, 2022) His Excellency Dr Irfaan Ali today told the President of the Federative Republic of Brazil, H.E Jair Bolsonaro, that Guyana wants to have a very strong strategic partnership with its Portuguese-speaking neighbour. The two leaders, who communicated via teleconference, also discussed the agenda for the …

Read Details

It is important for us not to panic—President Ali

  • Posted: January 05, 2022
  • 0

—Encourages vaccines, boosters and mask-wearing to tackle rise in Covid-19 cases Georgetown, Guyana (January 5, 2022) His Excellency Dr Irfaan Ali today encouraged Guyanese not to panic but to double down on preventative measures to counter the rising number of Covid-19 infections in the country. In a press briefing to discuss his Government’s approach to the …

Read Details

‘Living’ Local Content Act sets framework for Guyanese to win

  • Posted: December 31, 2021
  • 0

Georgetown, Guyana (December 31, 2021) His Excellency Dr Irfaan Ali today called the Local Content Act 2021 a dynamic piece of legislation that will set the framework for Guyanese to win.  President Ali made the remarks while flanked by senior members of the Government and representatives from the local private sector prior to assenting the historic …

Read Details

Natural Resource Fund Bill will hold us accountable—President Ali

  • Posted: December 28, 2021
  • 0

—     Says 2019 version was unconstitutional and severely deficient Georgetown, Guyana—(December 28, 2021) His Excellency Dr Irfaan Ali today said that the Natural Resource Fund Bill (2021) is structured to hold the sitting Government accountable. The Head of State, in a special broadcast, broke down the bill from its necessary formation, to reveal its transparent nature and …

Read Details

President Ali calls for greater networking within the private sector

  • Posted: December 23, 2021
  • 0

–Charges body to be proactive through opportunities and during challenges Georgetown, Guyana—(December 23, 2021) His Excellency Dr Irfaan Ali today called for greater networking within the private sector to create more investment opportunities and navigate the global supply chain challenges. The Head of State made these remarks during a Christmas breakfast hosted in honour of the …

Read Details

President Ali reinstates Joint Services one-month tax-free bonus

  • Posted: December 22, 2021
  • 0

–          Announces scholarships for 19 ranks at GDF’s Annual Christmas Lunch Georgetown, Guyana—(December 22, 2021) His Excellency Dr Irfaan Ali has reinstated a one-month tax-free salary as a bonus for all members of the Joint Services. The Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces made the announcement at the Guyana Defence Force’s (GDF) Annual Christmas Lunch at Base Camp …

Read Details