Funeral for Dale Bisnauth

The funeral for former Minister of Education Dr Dale Bisnauth was held today at the Burns Memorial Presbyterian Church .

Dr Bisnauth passed away on Thursday at the Georgetown Hospital. He was 76. Bisnauth became Minister of Education in October of 1992, on the accession of the PPP/C to office and he held the portfolio until March 2001. He subsequently served as Minister of Labour, under the Bharrat Jagdeo administration. In recent years, Bisnauth had been the Chairman of the Board of Industrial Training and he was also the Associate General Secretary for the Caribbean Conference Churches and Pastor at the Guyana Presbyterian Church at the time of his passing.

His remains were cremated. Here are scenes from the funeral service.

20130409funeral 20130409funeral1

20130409funeral3 20130409funeral2

20130409funeral4 20130409funeral5

20130409funeral6 20130409funeral7

20130409funeral8 20130409funeral9

20130409funeral10 20130409funeral11

20130409funeral12 20130409funeral14

20130409funeral15 20130409funeral16

 

 

Latest in Photos

IMG_3518

Parking meter here

Parking meter here: National Parking Systems/Smart City Solutions yesterday unveiled the type of parking meter that would be placed around the city if a highly controversial deal proceeds.

Two participants in the Self Reliance and Success in Business Workshop in Mahdia give First Lady,  Sandra Granger (centre) a closer look at their hand-embroidered tea towels.  (Ministry of the Presidency photo)

First Lady takes business workshop to Mahdia

First Lady, Sandra Granger, yesterday, took her Self Reliance and Success in Business workshop to a group of businesswomen in Mahdia, Potaro-Siparuni (Region Eight), who were eager to capitalise on the opportunity to learn skills to advance their small businesses, a release from the Ministry of the Presidency said.

IMG_9971

Massive damage as power poles collapse

Massive damage as power poles collapse: Three electricity poles fell on Church Street in the Bourda area yesterday, causing massive damage and inconvenience.

event1

Moraikobai latest beneficiary under President’s B’s programme

The village of Moraikobai, situated up the Mahaicony River, Mahaica-Berbice (Region Five), yesterday, became the latest beneficiary under President David Granger’s Five B’s or ‘Boats, Buses, Bicycles plus Breakfast and Books’ Programme, which is aimed at ensuring that every child has access to and stays in school.

20160627Annies Variety1

Riled up over expired product

Riled up over expired product: City Constables were on Friday called to calm a riled crowd after a customer who purchased a product from Annie’s Variety Store in the Acme Building on Regent Street and found that it was expired was unsuccessful in getting the proprietor to exchange it or refund her.

IMG_2893

Taking the plunge

Taking the plunge: Several children diving into a trench in Enterprise, East Coast Demerara yesterday for a swim. (Photo by Keno George)

IMG_2503

More lights…

More lights… More lights being installed along Carifesta Avenue as Thursday’s deadline approaches. (Photo by Keno George)

IMG_2860

Not wet weather work…

Not wet weather work… Machinery being used to clear weeds from a trench at Cummings Lodge yesterday. It was heavy going in the rain.

Comments

About these comments

The comments section is intended to provide a forum for reasoned and reasonable debate on the newspaper's content and is an extension of the newspaper and what it has become well known for over its history: accuracy, balance and fairness. We reserve the right to edit or delete comments which contain attacks on other users, slander, coarse language and profanity, and gratuitous and incendiary references to race and ethnicity.

Stay updated! Follow Stabroek News on Facebook or Twitter.

Get the day's headlines from SN in your inbox every morning: