Georgetown, Guyana – (August 16, 2017) President David Granger said that Guyana is keen on advancing cooperation with the Kingdom of Sweden as it pushes ahead with its ‘green’ development agenda. The Head of State noted that Guyana has much to learn much from Sweden’s experience in promoting ‘green living’. He made these remarks today, when he accredited Her Excellency Elisabeth Eklund as the new Non-Resident Ambassador of Sweden to Guyana.
DOHA, Qatar – Qatar’s Ministry of Interior (MoI), Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) and Qatar Airways recently announced that Qatar will allow visa-free entry for citizens of 80 countries, effective immediately.
Minister of Agriculture, Mr. Noel Holder addressing the meeting’s opening session on Monday at the Ramada Georgetown Princess
Regional stakeholders in talks to gauge health, nutrition impact on agriculture
OVER the next five days, the Caribbean Agro-Economic Society (CAES) will spearhead deliberations on ways to promote “smarter” growth by understanding the impact of health and nutrition on agricultural development.
A Youth Exposition and Volunteer Fair, was hosted yesterday by the US’s Youth Action Network and Youth Ambassadors 2015, at the Umana Yana.
Six Guyanese secondary school students completed the United States Government annual three-week Youth Ambassadors Programme (YAP) in 2015. Youth Ambassador, Ashraf Dabie said since the programme, he has been inspired to make a difference in Guyana. “We were educated, given skills and knowledge, and we were inspired to impact change in Guyana”.
Secretary-General LaRocque presents a picture of the CARICOM Secretariat to State Minister, Mr. Nobuo Kishi
Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque is currently in Japan on an official visit. On Monday, he delivered a lecture to diplomats, university students, professors and business persons on the evolution of CARICOM, and CARICOM-Japan relations.
GENEVA, Switzerland (CMC) – A United Nations-backed report has stressed the need for greater recognition of tourism as a key service export in order to attract technical assistance to the sector in least developed countries (LDCs), including the Caribbean.
GUYANA can look forward with much hope and optimism in building and consolidating business partnerships when senior Government functionaries today meet with investors and executives in New York at an investment forum.All told, the occasion will target the Guyanese diaspora with the aim of bringing together Guyana’s leadership, the business community, corporate leaders and investors to explore the exciting investment opportunities in Guyana. The forum is important, as it is happening at a time when the economy is less than robust due to a downturn in markets for rice, sugar, gold and bauxite, all local major exports, in the international arena.
Foreign Minister Carl Greenidge has expressed his satisfaction with the efforts of Canada’s outgoing High Commissioner, His Excellency Pierre Giroux, to forward relations with the Government and people of Guyana.