Brand new flag flown for Republic celebrations

The Ministry of the Presidency, Department of Social Cohesion, Culture, Youth and Sport, wishes to respond to a misleading article published by ‘Citizen’s Report’.

On February 19, 2019, the entity posted an article baring the headline, “Altered Golden Arrowhead hoisted again.” The malicious piece, undoubtedly crafted with an intention of creating mischief, was accompanied by an archived photograph of an old flag.

It should be categorically noted that the 65 x 35 feet Golden Arrowhead hoisted in commemoration of Guyana’s 49th Republic Anniversary on February 23, last, was brand new and unblemished.

This is evidenced by photographs and videos posted and/or published by every legitimate news house in the country.

As a matter of fact, the flag was specifically designed and purchased for the Flag Raising Ceremony hosted at Durban Park.

The Ministry views the publication of this erroneous news piece as irresponsible journalism, and encourages those responsible to desist from such practices.