Category: Parliament

$130M approved for 30 tractors for Amerindian communities

$130M approved for 30 tractors for Amerindian communities

Synieka Thorne Synieka Thorne- December 29, 2020

The National Assembly on Monday, cleared the sum of $130M to purchase 30 tractors and trailers for Amerindian communities. Ministry ... Read More

Supplementary funds were ‘needed urgently’ says Dr. Singh

Supplementary funds were ‘needed urgently’ says Dr. Singh

Isaiah Braithwaite Isaiah Braithwaite- December 29, 2020

The $17.4 billion Supplementary Budget approved by the National Assembly on Monday was “needed urgently” to address the wellbeing of ... Read More

$17.4B supplementary budget approved by National Assembly

$17.4B supplementary budget approved by National Assembly

Alexis Rodney Alexis Rodney- December 28, 2020

The National Assembly today, approved a $17.4 billion Supplementary Budget proposed by the Government to offset expenses, including providing additional ... Read More

National Assembly clears $4.1B advanced by former gov’t

National Assembly clears $4.1B advanced by former gov’t

Alexis Rodney Alexis Rodney- December 28, 2020

The National Assembly, on Monday, cleared $4.1 billion in Contingency Fund advances utilised by the APNU+AFC Government in 2019. Senior ... Read More

GDF gets $414.2 million for Bell heavy-lift helicopter

GDF gets $414.2 million for Bell heavy-lift helicopter

Synieka Thorne Synieka Thorne- December 28, 2020

- King Air 350 Beechcraft to be serviced The National Assembly has approved $414.2 million in supplementary funding for the ... Read More

Bill tabled to protect adopted children from exploitation, abuse

Bill tabled to protect adopted children from exploitation, abuse

Synieka Thorne Synieka Thorne- December 23, 2020

-international adopts to resume on passage of legislation Minister of Human Services and Social Security, Hon. Dr. Vindhya Persaud on ... Read More

Hinterland regions in better position for COVID-19 management

Hinterland regions in better position for COVID-19 management

Akeasha Boodie Akeasha Boodie- December 23, 2020

-Parliamentary Secretary Browne Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Amerindian Affairs, Hon. Sarah Browne, today, said the hinterland regions are ... Read More

Ministers Dr. Ashni Singh, Oneidge Walrond sworn in as MPs

Ministers Dr. Ashni Singh, Oneidge Walrond sworn in as MPs

Synieka Thorne Synieka Thorne- December 23, 2020

Senior Minister with responsibility for Finance within the Office of the President, Hon. Dr Ashni Kumar Singh and Minister of ... Read More

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