Businessman apologises to gov’t for ‘Investor Beware’ ad

Minister of State Joseph Harmon yesterday announced that the businessman behind a controversial ad targeting the Guyana Office for Investment (Go-Invest) has apologised to government and claimed that his actions were as a result of frustration.

Speaking to reporters at a post-Cabinet press briefing yesterday, Harmon said that the letter of apology, which was signed by Siri Persaud, General Manager of Eco Potenza Industries, located at Lot 9 Bel Air Gardens and addressed to President David Granger, was circulated during Tuesday’s Cabinet meeting.

The placement of the ad, which declared “INVESTORS BEWARE, GOINVEST ELSEWHERE,” in the Stabroek News and Kaieteur News newspapers coincided with the country’s hosting of the Guyana International Petroleum Business Summit and Exposition (GIPEX), which was organised by GO-Invest.

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