Region One experiencing the ‘good life’ -MP Richard Allen
DPI, Guyana, Wednesday, December 6, 2017
Member of Parliament (MP), Richard Allen in his parliamentary defence of the 2018 Budget on Tuesday said the residents of Barima-Waini are experiencing the good life, as promised by the Coalition government.
Noting the major infrastructural and economic developments implemented in the three Sub-districts, over the past year, MP Allen expressed the view that Budget 2018 will provides for the continued advancement of the once neglected region.
Projects slated to be implemented in Region One in 2018 include the construction of a bridge and a wharf at Moruca, culverts in Matthews Ridge, Falls Top and Waramuri, and rehabilitation of roads and drains from Oronoque junction to Port Kaituma District Hospital and the main junction at Moruca.
The Baramita airstrip will also be completed, a new generator will be provided for Moruca, and electrical networks installed at Arakaka and across the Kaituma River.
In the education sector, there will be the construction of a Nursery School at Kamwatta, extensions at the Santa Rosa Nursery School and the Sacred Heart, Warapoka and Assakata Primary Schools. Practical Instruction Centres (PICs) will also be upgraded at North West Secondary School. While in health, the Port Kaituma Hospital Complex will be completed benefitting some 9000 persons in the Matarkai Sub-district. There will also be the construction of an x-ray room and laboratory and new doctor’s quarters at Port Kaituma, and a Mortuary at Baramita.
MP Allen also announced that for the first time, the community of Oronoque will receive potable water in 2018, and water supply systems will be upgraded in all three sub-districts.
By: Synieka Thorne
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