Carter Center team meets GECOM

-as part of exploratory mission

Carter Center team meets gov’t officials: Minister of State and General Secretary of A Partnership of National Unity (APNU), Joseph Harmon (centre); Minister of Social Protection and General Secretary of the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR), Amna Ally (second from left) and Political Advisor, Dr. Mark Kirton, yesterday afternoon met with Carter Center representatives Associate Director, Brett Lacy (second from right) and Legal and Electoral Advisor Anne Marlborough at the Ministry of the Presidency. The Carter Center team is here on an exploratory mission in relation to general elections. (Ministry of the Presidency photo)

Two representatives from the Carter Center yesterday met with members of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) as part of an “exploratory mission” to gather information on preparations for the holding of General and Regional elections.

GECOM Chair James Patterson, Chief Election Officer Keith Lowenfield, Public Rela-tions Officer Yolanda Ward and GECOM’s legal officer along with the three PPP/C-nominated  commissioners were present at the nearly one-hour meeting with Associate Director, Brett Lacy and Legal and Electoral Advisor  Anne Marlborough

Ward later explained to this newspaper that the Atlanta, Georgia-based Center had reached out to GECOM to enquire about a meeting…..

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