Private sector sees Demerara Harbour dredging, Amaila Hydro as priorities

Dredging of the Demerara Harbour and the Amaila Falls hydropower project are the two infrastructural projects that the Private Sector Commission (PSC) has declared as absolute priorities and it also wants the garbage crisis to be tackled and environmental standards raised generally.

In a session with the media yesterday at the Georgetown Club, PSC Chairman Ron Webster said that the dredging and rehabilitation of the Demerara Harbour were vital. This, he said, could be followed eventually by a deepwater harbour but that the Demerara Harbour had to be addressed immediately.

He said that 90% of the country’s goods come via the Demerara River.  Webster noted that at present cargo destined to Guyana is transshipped from …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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