The 2018 Commonwealth Games gold medallist Troy Doris is due to arrive in Guyana tomorrow as a guest of the National Sports Commission for the Independence anniversary celebrations.
According to a press release from the NSC, Doris has accepted an invitation to visit “Guyana during the week of Guyana’s 52nd Independence anniversary celebrations.”
Apart from being a special guest at the NSC’s Sports Awards and Dinner ceremony on Tuesday, at the Savannah Suite Pegasus Hotel, a number of scheduled meetings and courtesy calls has also been planned, the release stated.
Over 57 individuals including Sportsmen and Sportswomen as well as Sport Administrators and Journalists will receive awards for their outstanding performance in 2017.
Doris, during his stay, is scheduled to visit students of the mining town of Linden, Region 10; call on Her Worship the Mayor of Georgetown and councillors, Hon. Minister of Social Cohesion, Dr. George Norton and His. Excellency President David Granger.
He will also attend the 52nd Flag Raising Ceremony at D’urban Park among other engagements.
Corporate Guyana and Government agencies lending support to Doris’s visit include: Airline of choice Fly Jamaica, Princess Ramada Hotel, Kings Jewelry, Ministry of Public Health and Guyana Carnival and others.