Harmon urges Florida Guyanese to return home

Speaking in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Minister of State Joseph Harmon on Saturday urged Guyanese to return home and be part of the country’s development.

A release from his office yesterday said that he  delivered the main address to a large gathering at the ‘Signature Grand’, during the ‘Guyana 50th Independence Gala’.

Minister of State Joseph Harmon (right) at the event
Minister of State Joseph Harmon (right) at the event

He also urged the gathering to be a part of the country’s 50th Independence Anniversary celebrations.

The ‘Guyana 50th Independence Gala’ was hosted by the South Florida Guyanese Association Inc. in collaboration with Joy Agness Events & Guyana Sports Development Association Inc. A number of prominent Guyanese who have made contributions to development here were honoured; including Fashion Designer Sonia Noel, Captain Gerald Gouveia and Larry London.

Minister of State Joseph Harmon (right) at the event
From left are Sonia Noel and Larry London

The release reported President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Joy Agness Events, Joy Agness as saying that she is excited to be a part of Guyana’s celebrations. She pointed out that, “A Golden Jubilee is a momentous occasion. I am filled with immense pride to see the intense enthusiasm of Guyanese in the diaspora in celebrating our 50th Independence not only in Florida but the entire U.S.A and Canada…”

Harmon said he was extremely impressed by the work of the organizers.