The Guyana Defence Force (GDF) Thursday hosted eminent Guyanese novelist E. R. Braithwaithe, who wrote “To Sir With Love,” at a special luncheon which was held in his honour at the Officers Mess, at Base Camp Ayanganna, Thomas Lands, Georgetown.
A press release from the army said that GDF Chief of Staff Commodore Best extended a warm welcome to Braithwaithe and his companion Ginnette Ast on behalf the Officer Corps and the ranks of the GDF.
Commodore Best also presented Braithwaite with a token of appreciation in honour of his achievements.
Meanwhile, Braithwaite expressed thanks on behalf of himself and his companion saying that it was equally an honour for him to have been hosted by the GDF.
Braithwaithe is in Guyana as a Guest of Honour of the Inter-Guyana Cultural Festival which is being hosted this week, the release added.