Government moving ahead with Region 10 housing program

On the 14th of January, 2021, His Excellency, Dr. Mohamed Irfaan Ali, President of Guyana led a Cabinet Outreach to Linden, Region 10, where the Head of State committed to address several housing issues in the region.

In pursuit of delivering on that promise, the Honourable Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Mohabir Anil Nandlall, SC, MP on the 8th of February, 2021 met with the Honourable Minister of Housing, Collin Croal, MP, the Honourable Minister within the Ministry of Housing, Susan Rodrigues, MP, Chief Executive Officer of the Central Housing and Planning Authority (CHPA), Sherwyn Greaves, Chairman of the National Industrial & Commercial Investments Limited (NICIL), Paul Cheong, Chief Executive Officer of NICIL, Radha Krishna Sharma, Registrar of Lands, Rosalie Robertson and Manager of Surveys, Guyana Lands and Surveys Commission (GLSC), Rene Duesbury.

The meeting served to address issues and provide clarity in the exercise of ensuring the identified lands are transferred from NICIL to the CHPA to regularize and allot house lots and certificates of titles to residents of Region 10.

NICIL currently holds title for the lands in question and the Attorney General is keen on ensuring any legal hurdle is cleared and the process is addressed in a timely manner.


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