[Video] Gov’t fixes taking longer than expected

-Cathy Hughes

Cathy Hughes

Minister of Public Telecommunications Cathy Hughes on Tuesday said the 2018 budget is offering Guyanese a “taste of a good life” and stressed that her administration has been picking up the pieces left by the former administration but the process is taking longer than anticipated.

During her contribution to the debate on the 2018 national budget, Hughes noted the strides by the government in the area of Information Communication Technology (ICT), saying it is setting up young citizens to play active roles in their own lives, and in the development of the country’s emerging industries.

She noted that based on a very detailed survey that was completed in 2016, her ministry designed a five-year project to take the internet and the government’s e-services to the hinterland and poor and remote communities. The US$17 million project is ….

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