Army needs to adapt to deal with hemispheric crimes –President

Commander-in-Chief of the armed forces, President Donald Ramotar has called for the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) to become more dynamic towards addressing the changing and evolving hemispheric realities that can threaten the nation’s security.

Addressing the annual two-day officers’ conference yesterday morning at Base Camp Ayanganna,  Ramotar stressed the need for the military to be prepared for other threats that today exist because of the international environment.

“National defence and security can no longer be confined to only preserving our country’s territorial integrity  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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