Minister of State, Joseph Harmon, last evening, announced that the Government of Guyana has received more than 70 unsolicited Expressions of Interest from investors, who are interested in turning around the ailing sugar industry.Harmon was delivering the feature address at the opening of the New Amsterdam Town Week commemorating the 126th anniversary of the Town. According to the Ministry of the Presidency Harmon urged the Town Council, Regional administration and citizens to work in a consensual, cooperative and collaborative way so that together they can move the town forward.“It’s no point fighting them down, no point making life unhappy and unpleasant for you and our residents. Find ways of working together and you will see that your town and your residents will benefit. Involve the wide cross section of the community in your endeavours because no sector, no individual, no political party or institution has all the answers to the myriad challenges confronting New Amsterdam. It will be by combining your collective experiences, energy, talent and creativity that you will find the solutions to better the lives of all the residents of your town,” Harmon said.The celebration of Town Week, the Minister said, is an opportunity to celebrate the Town’s heritage and history at the community level as well as to reminisce on those good things, which have taken place in the town.
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