UN Good Officer to frequent Guyana …as border controversy mediation intensifies

Norwegian Diplomat, Dag Halvor Nylander

MINISTER of Foreign Affairs, Carl Greenidge on Wednesday announced that as the mediation continues on the Guyana-Venezuela border controversy, UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres’ appointed personal representative, Dag Halvor Nylander of Norway, would be “in and out of Guyana over the next few weeks quite frequently.”

 

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GGI ready to help Guyana operationalise Green State Strategy

Minister of State, Joseph Harmon with officials of GGI and other officials of Guyana

 

GUYANA could soon see the operationalisation of the Green State Strategy with the assistance of the Global Green Growth Institute of which we are a founding member.

Dr. Frank Rijsberman, Director General of the Institute paid a courtesy call on the Minister of State, Joseph Harmon on Thursday at which time the matter was discussed.

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Your performance will be measured on investments you bring to Guyana -President tells staff at Guyana’s foreign mission in London

London, United Kingdom – (April 27, 2017) President David Granger said that Guyana’s foreign missions must focus on propelling economic activity and investments; noting that staff who are deployed at those offices must be passionate about selling Guyana. “We have to start judging our performance on the basis of bankable returns, such as how many investors did you bring into the country? What new companies did they open? These are the new ways of measuring the performance of our missions around the world,” the President said during his meeting with the staff at Guyana’s High Commission in London this afternoon.

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Diaspora can support economic and social development in Guyana -President tells diaspora in London

London, United Kingdom – (April 27, 2017) President David Granger said that his overwhelmingly successful engagements over the past few days in London is a clear indication that there is renewed interest and investors’ confidence in Guyana and noted that while there is still a lot more work to be done, the current mood of restored democracy in the country has made it an extremely attractive investment destination. He said that what Guyana needs now more than ever, is a surge in entrepreneurship and for its own people to come home with their capital and technical ‘know-how’ to play their part in the local economy. He was at the time, addressing members of the diaspora at a forum in London.

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Guyana and UK share “warmer relations” -President Granger

Guyana and UK share “warmer relations”  -President Granger

President David Granger met with Queen Elizabeth yesterday as he continued his visit to the United Kingdom.

“The Queen is Head of the Commonwealth. When she adopts a programme, which is a ‘green’ programme, which is entirely consistent with Guyana’s ‘green’ agenda, it is very significant for Guyana and Guyanese and of course she is a very influential person from a moral point of view; intellectual, philosophical point of view around the world…

 

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Historic meeting: Queen Elizabeth II, President meet at Windsor Castle

– Guyana’s ‘green state’ agenda discussed

PRESIDENT David Granger on Wednesday met with the Queen of England, Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II at Windsor Castle, Berkshire, England in a private meeting during which he said discussions centered on the Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy (QCC), a network of forest conservation initiatives, which involves all 52 countries of the Commonwealth.

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