Category: Parliament

Sanitisation of the Parliament Office

Sanitisation of the Parliament Office

Staff Writer Staff Writer- April 21, 2021

The Clerk of the National Assembly wishes to inform members of the public of the closing of the Public Buildings ... Read More

Discontinuation of All Meetings of Parliamentary Committees and Sub-Committees at the Public Buildings

Discontinuation of All Meetings of Parliamentary Committees and Sub-Committees at the Public Buildings

Staff Writer Staff Writer- April 16, 2021

Due to the rise in cases of COVID-19, including five members of staff who were tested positive during the past ... Read More

Govt’s $383.1 billion budget passed in National Assembly

Govt’s $383.1 billion budget passed in National Assembly

Alexis Rodney Alexis Rodney- March 4, 2021

- without full scrutiny from Opposition - ‘unfortunate they failed to participate’ - Dr. Ashni Singh The National Assembly today ... Read More

$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

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