Enhanced services, secure city a priority – Minister Dharamlall

— pays courtesy call on Georgetown Mayor

— discusses vision for enhancement of capital city

DPI, Guyana, Monday, August 10, 2020

Minister of Local Government, Hon. Nigel Dharamlall, has committed to working with the Georgetown Mayor and City Council, to properly enhance the services provided while ensuring the Capital City is secure for all.

The Minister made this pledge during a courtesy call on Mayor of Georgetown, His Worship, Ubraj Narine, and Deputy Mayor, Alfred Mentore.

Minister Dharamlall was accompanied by Minister within his Ministry, Hon. Anand Persaud.

Following a fruitful discussion, Minister Dharamlall told the Department of Public Information (DPI) that his Ministry will work with the City Hall to enhance the services delivered while ensuring a safe, secure City for it all.

“We [government] see this collaboration, as the beginning of a process that augers well for the future. We hope whatever decisions are being taken that those decisions will be done collaboratively; that those decisions will be done in the best interest of the citizens first, because we, as councillors and government – it is our duty to serve our people.”

Minister Dharamlall noted that the new government’s vision is one also shared by Mayor Narine and will see the alleviation of the current conditions of the residents of Georgetown.

Echoing the Minister’s sentiments, Mayor Narine added that the talks also involved the improvement of the markets, restoration of City Hall and the continuation of projects, policies.

“I believe the Ministry will establish a team and we will do the same to help us to work along with the vision set for the benefit of the people,” he added.

Expressing satisfaction with today’s discussion, Minister Persaud acknowledged the M&CC’s pledge to support the achievement of an improved and secure City.


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