More changes to be made in govt

─ Pres. Granger tells media operatives

DPI, Guyana, Wednesday, May 15, 2019

President David Granger, on Wednesday, said that before the end of the month, more changes will be made to officers of his government.

Speaking to media operatives at the Ministry of the Presidency, the Head of State said:

“Other changes have to be made at the level of Permanent Secretaries and by the end of this month or the beginning of June, there will be some announcements.”

This revelation comes just days after President Granger announced new appointments for the recently resigned ministers of government.

Two weeks ago, former State Minister, Joesph Harmon was appointed the Director-General of the Ministry of the Presidency.

Meanwhile, on Tuesday, the government announced that former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Carl Greenidge was appointed Foreign Secretary at the said ministry with responsibility for the Department of Frontiers and Territorial Integrity and the Department of Trade and Economic Cooperation.

Former Minister of Business, Dominic Gaskin was appointed Director of Manufacturing and Marketing within the Ministry of Business with responsibility for the enforcement of standards, assisting small producers’ access to markets, particularly Eastern Caribbean markets.

Also, former Minister of Public Service, Dr. Rupert Roopnaraine was appointed Director of Public Service Training within the Ministry of the Presidency with responsibility for training standards at the Bertram Collins College of the Public Service, Guyana Defence Force Staff College and Guyana Police Force Staff College.

Anara Khan.

IMAGE: Keno George.