Brazil’s Military Commander pays courtesy call on President Granger

(MOTP) Georgetown, Guyana – (November 2, 2016) Military Commander of the North of the Brazilian Armed Forces, General Carlos Alberto Neiva Barcellos, today, paid a courtesy call on President David Granger, at the Ministry of the Presidency.

General Barcellos was accompanied by Chief of Staff of the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) Brigadier George Lewis, Brazilian Ambassador to Guyana, Mr. Lineu Pupo De Paula, Colonel Oswaldo Benedito Romao DaSilva and Colonel Emerson DaSilva, both of the Brazilian army and Major Meer Khan of the GDF.

During the meeting, several areas relating to security and territorial integrity as well as the existing areas of cooperation between the two countries were discussed.

Brigadier Lewis, in an invited comment, said that the Brazilian team is in Guyana for discussions with the GDF in areas of cooperation, in an effort to build a stronger, friendlier relationship between the two military organisations.

President David Granger engaging the Military Commander of the North of the Brazilian Armed Forces,  General Carlos Alberto Neiva Barcellos, during their meeting, this morning,  at the Ministry of the Presidency.

President David Granger engaging the Military Commander of the North of the Brazilian Armed Forces, General Carlos Alberto Neiva Barcellos, during their meeting, this morning, at the Ministry of the Presidency.

From left: Colonel Emerson DaSilva, Colonel Oswaldo DaSilva, Chief of Staff of the Guyana Defence Force, Brigadier George Lewis, President David Granger, Military Commander of the North of the Brazilian Armed Forces, General Carlos Alberto Neiva Barcellos, Brazilian Ambassador to Guyana, Mr. Lineu Pupo De Paula and Major Meer Khan of the GDF.

From left: Colonel Emerson DaSilva, Colonel Oswaldo DaSilva, Chief of Staff of the Guyana Defence Force, Brigadier George Lewis, President David Granger, Military Commander of the North of the Brazilian Armed Forces, General Carlos Alberto Neiva Barcellos, Brazilian Ambassador to Guyana, Mr. Lineu Pupo De Paula and Major Meer Khan of the GDF.

 

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