Ministry, Republic Bank give New Year’s baby a start
On Monday, Minister of Public Health Volda Lawrence, accompanied by senior officials of the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation, (GPHC) along with Republic Bank (Guyana) Ltd representative, Hollis Kellman visited the GPHC’s New Year babies.Baby ‘Justin’ the first newborn for 2018 was welcomed at 1:50 am on January 1, 2018, by his mother, Cindy Parboo.A release from the Department of Public Information said that the Ministry of Public Health partnered with Republic Bank (Guyana) to hand over a hamper to baby Justin and his mother as well as the first newborn girl and her mother.The Republic Bank official also delivered the news that a Right Start account will be set up for Justin. Right Start is a savings account service offered by the bank, which is specially designed for persons 19 years and under.
Hollis Kellman (second from left), Republic Bank representative hands over a hamper put together by the bank for the baby. (DPI photo)
President David Granger (right) greeting Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau yesterday at a meeting of Heads of Small Islands Developing States in London, England where the President is attending the Commonwealth Heads of Government Summit.
The Commercial Registry on the Avenue of the Republic was closed yesterday until further notice due to “technical difficulties”, according to a sign posted at its Avenue of the Republic office.
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