Joe Singh resigns from GGMC
-after miners’ objections
Retired Major General Joseph Singh has resigned as Chairman of the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission (GGMC) Board, following strong agitation from the Guyana Gold and Diamond Miners’ Association (GGDMA) which expressed no confidence in Singh and said it would not be participating in Mining Week activities had he remained as Chairman.
In a letter dated August 18, 2012, addressed to Minister of Natural Resources and the Environment Robert Persaud and seen by this newspaper, Singh said that he had not been informed that there was the vote of no-confidence against him. “I would not wish to be the excuse for the Association’s non-participation in the Mining Week 2012 activities and also an inhibiting factor in the much needed collaboration between the Association and the Commission and with your …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.