UK envoy pays courtesy call on GDF Chief of Staff

Chief of Staff Brigadier Mark Phillips (left) received British High Commissioner Andrew Ayre, on January 17, when the High Commissioner paid him a courtesy call, a release from the Guyana Defence Force today said.

The two officials discussed a number of areas, including training, during which, Brigadier Phillips proposed making the GDF’s training facilities available to the Armed Forces of Britain, particularly for Jungle training. Further, the two are to examine the possibility of a Coast Guard Officer visiting the United Kingdom to look at their maritime capability. (GDF photo)

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