The Central Islamic Organisation of Guyana (CIOG) yesterday turned sod The Central Islamic Organisation of Guyana (CIOG) yesterday turned sod on the site for a planned medical centre on Thomas Street, Georgetown. The establishment of the centre is being funded by the Islamic Development Bank along with the OUHLA Foundation, UK. In photo, Aleema Nasir, Chairperson of the Rights of the Child Commission and CIOG member, turns the sod for the planned site. Chief Medical Officer Shamdeo Persaud, who was present during the proceedings, lauded the project. (Photo by Arian Browne) Share on Facebook Tweet This Stay updated! Follow Stabroek News on Facebook or Twitter.Get the day's headlines from SN in your inbox every morning: More in Photos Infrastructure Minister inspects drainage structures in City Flooded parts of Georgetown Uprooted Rupununi Man-made Lake This large structure Gov’t to look into health, safety concerns of Enmore Estate workers – Minister Broomes India to assist Guyana’s agriculture sector Remain steadfast to Army’s core values Mexican Embassy joins the clean-up campaignCommentsAbout these commentsThe 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.