The overwhelming support to the clean-up campaign has prompted David Patterson, the Public Infrastructure Minister, to identify a Community Coordinator to liaise with communities to remove debris and garbage, a release from the Ministry said today.
Foreign Affairs Minister Carl Greenidge (right), during his official visit to the United States this week also met with U.S. Congressman Jeff Duncan, Chairman of the Congress’ Sub-Committee on Western Hemisphere Affairs.
Minister of Public Health, Dr. George Norton, along with the Deputy Permanent Secretary, Trevor Thomas, and others, travelled to Region Two on June 12 and 13, where they visited health centres/posts in villages along the Pomeroon River.
Familiarisation tour: Minister within the Ministry of Public Infrastructure, Annette Ferguson (left) touring the Bushlot, Corentyne sea defence recently. It was part of her mission to get to know her portfolio better.
Through a collaborative effort between the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) and the Atlantic Emergency Medical Service, 80 Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) along with nurses from the GPHC and the West Demerara Regional Hospital (WDRH) benefited from a one-week training programme in emergency medicine, GINA said.
Venkatachalam Mahalingam, Indian High Commissioner to Guyana, today paid a courtesy call to the country’s Public Infrastructure Ministers at their Wight’s Lane office, a release from the Ministry said today.
Seven students from the University of Guyana – Yogvika Arjune, Hilary Benjamin-Byer, Juanelle Marks, Darion Marshall and Samantha Sheoprashad (Computer Science), Rhea Benn and Shefali Seecharran (Chemistry) – were selected to be first-time participants from Guyana in the Global Entrepreneurship & Innovation programme, offered by the University of Massachusetts Lowell, USA, a release from the University of Guyana said.