GNBA Chairman hands over 5 years of Annual Report

Office of the Prime Minister, Guyana, Monday, January 7, 2019

Chairman of the Guyana National Broadcasting Authority (GNBA), Mr Leslie Sobers today met with Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo to hand over Annual Reports for five consecutive years from 2013 to 2017.

GNBA Chairman Mr Leslie Sobers handing over the reports to Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo.

During the meeting which was held at the Office of the Prime Minister, Mr Sobers updated Prime Minister on the annual reports that were submitted, highlighting also that the GNBA is fully audited and is presently awaiting the final audit reports. He noted that the auditors would have indicated minor discrepancies which were immediately dealt with. With the GNBA being more financially stable, the authority is able to deliver better services to their broadcasters as well as being able to conduct internal training of staff.

Chairman also explained that the GNBA is now a member of the Caribbean Broadcasting Union (CBU) and is in constant contact with the International Telecommunication Union (ITU).

Mr Sobers indicated to Prime Minister that before the first quarter of 2019 ends, the GNBA is making efforts to employ a new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). He explained some of the plans and projections the authority has for 2019, “we are gearing towards the improvement of the broadcasting sector.”

GNBA’s Chairman stressed that in this new year their will be a new strategy for the incentivizing of timely payment of fees by broadcasters and in like fashion “we would penalize persons for late payments.”

Prime Minister thanked Mr Sobers for his timely deliverance of GNBA’s Annual Reports.

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