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) Today's Frontpage » 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 50th independence anniversary logo The Grangers and the Obamas Merriment Guyana accredits new non-resident DPRK Ambassador Guyana commits to working with Indonesia on survival of small states New Belgian Ambassador accredited Harmon visits Rupununi for El Nino check Researchers, extension officers benefitting from Black Sigatoka disease training National Awardees recognized at Cultural Centre ceremonyCommentsAbout 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.