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.
Last weekend June 27 – 28, 2015 Minister of Governance Raphael Trotman, accompanied by Audwin Rutherford MP. Region 10 and a team made up of senior representatives of the Guyana Geology & Mines Commission (GGMC), the Guyana Forestry Commission (GFC), the Ministry of Social Protection and the Assistant Regional Executive Officer, Region 10 paid an official visit to Region 10, Upper Demerara Upper Berbice.
Two new puisne judges sworn in: Justice Priya Sewnarine-Beharry (left) and Justice Jo-Ann Barlow (right) pose with President David Granger (second, right) and acting Chancellor of the Judiciary Carl Singh after they were sworn in at the Ministry of the Presidency yesterday.