Ministry of Home Affairs heralds 34 new citizens

The new citizens with officials of the Ministry of Home Affairs (Ministry of Home Affairs photo)
The new citizens with officials of the Ministry of Home Affairs (Ministry of Home Affairs photo)

The Ministry of Home Affairs Immigration Support Services department yesterday said it officially welcomed 34 new citizens from various countries who have gained Guyanese citizenship through registration and naturalization.

The ceremony, a release noted, was attended by Minister of Home Affairs, Robeson Benn, Permanent Secretary Andre Ally, Head of Immigration Support Services,  Michelle Davis, and  Jessica Bacchus from the Citizenship Section.

In the release, Benn expressed his delight in welcoming the new citizens to Guyana, highlighting Guyana’s positive growth and development prospects. “We have six different races, various mixtures, and Indigenous communities that retain much of their language and culture. Welcoming new citizens allows us to deepen our multicultural experience and broaden our collective understanding as a people”, he said.