Minister of State Joseph Harmon and Tourism Minister Cathy Hughes recently led a small delegation to Canada, in order to update Guyanese in the Diaspora of the Government’s plans and objectives, GINA said. The delegation which also included a tourism officia l and representatives from the 50th Independence Anniversary Commission, received loud praises for their decision to visit Canada during “Last Lap Lime”, an event in Canada, which attracts the largest amount of Guyanese, GINA ad ded. The delegation visited Toronto to meet the Diaspora at the 20th anniversary of the annual event which is put on by several alumni associations linked to schools here. Prior to their attendance at the event which attracted some 3,000 plus patrons, the Ministers hosted a meeting with business persons at the Crown Plaza Hotel in Toronto. The meeting focused on the business community’s interest in the new Government’s approach to address various issues which were of concern to them with regards to investing in Guyana. GINA said that Hughes outlined the steps that are currently being taken in the tourism sector, as well as the Government’s commitment to reducing crime, an issue which the attendees expressed grave concern over. She pointed to the administration’s confidence in its Minister of Public Security, and emphasized to the group that every effort was being made to curb the current crime situation in Guyana.