The Guyana Water Incorporated today said that Minister in the Ministry of Communities Keith Scott paid a courtesy call on Regional Chairman, Region Six, David Armogan to discuss challenges within the Region regarding water service, housing allocations and other matters related to his portfolio within the Ministry of Communities.
The Ministry of Social Protection will be establishing a structured monitoring and evaluation mechanism for the Hugo Chavez Centre for Rehabilitation and Reintegration, the Mahaica Children’s Home and the Guyana Women’s Leadership Institute.
The Government of Guyana, through the Ministry of Education, has brought together a wide cross-section of youths, and private and civil society members, for a two-day working session, aimed at advancing the process of finalising a National Youth Policy and discussing the broad themes of a National Youth Action Plan, GINA said.
Minister of Social Protection, Volda Lawrence on Wednesday visited several post offices in Region Three in order to have a firsthand view of the working conditions of the employees and to interact with pensioners, GINA said.
For Kevon Fredericks of Region Two, his five years of obtaining secondary education through the Hinterland Scholarship Programme was a life changing experience, since he was given the opportunity to write as many subjects as he wanted at the Caribbean Secondary Examinations Council (CSEC), without any financial burden on his parents.
President David Granger last evening told a gathering at the home of Guyana’s Consul-General in Barbados, Michael Brotherson that if national independence and regional integration are upheld, Guyana can overcome the territorial issue with neighbouring Venezuela.
Chinese Ambassador to Guyana, Zhang Limin, today paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister, Moses Nagamootoo at his temporary office at the Ministry of the Presidency, Shiv Chanderpaul Drive, Georgetown, to congratulate him on his new post, as well as to discuss issues which will further strengthen the two countries’ bilateral relations.