Category: Legislative

$22.6 B would realise diversified, resilient, competitive agriculture sector – Minister Mustapha

$22.6 B would realise diversified, resilient, competitive agriculture sector – Minister Mustapha

Kellon Rover Kellon Rover- February 24, 2021

Minister of Agriculture, Hon. Zulfikar Mustapha says the 2021 budgetary allocation of $22.6 billion would transform the sector into becoming ... Read More

Speaker to Co-chair Parliamentary Conference on the World Trade Organization

Speaker to Co-chair Parliamentary Conference on the World Trade Organization

Staff Writer Staff Writer- February 24, 2021

Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Manzoor Nadir, today, formally accepted an invitation from Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) President, Hon. Duarte ... Read More

Technical, vocational training for 3,500 Guyanese this year – Minister Hamilton

Technical, vocational training for 3,500 Guyanese this year – Minister Hamilton

Synieka Thorne Synieka Thorne- February 22, 2021

Over 3,500 Guyanese across the country are set to benefit from technical and vocational training from this year, through the ... Read More

Over $1.5B budgeted for solar electricity in Amerindian communities

Over $1.5B budgeted for solar electricity in Amerindian communities

Staff Writer Staff Writer- February 14, 2021

−as Government expands affordable, reliable energy The Government of Guyana intends to advance its plans to diversify the energy sector ... Read More

Central Gov’t expenditure to reach $366.9B in 2021

Central Gov’t expenditure to reach $366.9B in 2021

Alexis Rodney Alexis Rodney- February 14, 2021

-tax revenue pegged at $257B Central Government’s total expenditure for 2021 is expected to reach some $366.9 billion, 12.7 per ... Read More

$1.1B to improve sanitation management

$1.1B to improve sanitation management

Neola Damon Neola Damon- February 14, 2021

- several waste disposal sites to be upgraded Senior Minister in the Office of the President with responsibility for Finance, ... Read More

$1.1B for community enhancement programme

$1.1B for community enhancement programme

Neola Damon Neola Damon- February 14, 2021

-$522M to strengthen local democratic organs Some $1.1 billion has been allocated for Community Enhancement Workers (CEWs) to continue efforts ... Read More

$120M to support persons living with disabilities

$120M to support persons living with disabilities

Synieka Thorne Synieka Thorne- February 14, 2021

-$50M for National Commission on Disability -$30M complex at Mahaica to provide training The Government has proposed the allocation of ... Read More

$60.7B to transform education sector

$60.7B to transform education sector

Anara Khan Anara Khan- February 13, 2021

The PPP/C Government continues to demonstrate its commitment to transforming the education sector with the allocation of $60.7 billion, the ... Read More

$4B to expand water supply countrywide

$4B to expand water supply countrywide

Synieka Thorne Synieka Thorne- February 13, 2021

Residents across the country can expect improved water supply, with the planned allocation of some $4 billion in Budget 2021 ... Read More

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