Broadcasting Authority to recover outstanding debts

─Board to be installed soon

The Guyana National Broadcasting Authority (GNBA) will soon seek to recover the debt owed by defaulters to properly execute its mandate.

Minister of Public Affairs within the Office of the Prime Minister, Hon. Kwame McCoy made this statement on Friday, during a meeting with the GNBA management.

“In the next few weeks, the emphasis will be on collecting the outstanding sums owed by broadcasters. The broadcasting agency has a very important role in being able to monitor broadcasting in the country and to flag infractions and to be able to work it through with the broadcasters,” he said.

Minister McCoy also disclosed that a new Board of Directors will soon be installed at the entity.

Meanwhile, he expressed confidence in the work ethic of the GNBA staff and engaged them on challenges, with the view of finding solutions.

Since assuming office, Minister McCoy has met frequently with the departments and agencies within his purview to better address the needs of the information sector.