Mazaruni to be surveyed for best hydro site

-under co-operation programme with Brazil

A co-operation programme with Brazil will see studies in the Middle and Upper Mazaruni to determine the best site for a hydropower project, Minister of Foreign Affairs Carolyn Rodrigues-Birkett told the National Assembly yesterday.

Guyana and Brazil are working on the development of key infrastructure projects in Guyana including the construction of hydroelectric plants. “I now wish to inform the National Assembly that the Government of Guyana will commence briefings in the next few weeks with the parties represented in the National Assembly and other stakeholders, including the communities in the Middle and Upper Maza-runi, Region Seven regarding the pre-feasibility and feasibility studies that are required to be undertaken,” the minister said while adding that the media will also be briefed. “Needless to say, …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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