Tag: Parliament

Govt’s $383.1 billion budget passed in National Assembly

Govt’s $383.1 billion budget passed in National Assembly

Alexis Rodney Alexis Rodney- March 4, 2021

- without full scrutiny from Opposition - ‘unfortunate they failed to participate’ - Dr. Ashni Singh The National Assembly today ... Read More

Opposition urged to improve Integrity Commission declarations track record

Opposition urged to improve Integrity Commission declarations track record

Alexis Rodney Alexis Rodney- March 3, 2021

-New Board to be established soon Minister of Parliamentary Affairs and Governance Hon. Gail Teixeira has called on members of ... Read More

Over $1.5B budgeted for solar electricity in Amerindian communities

Over $1.5B budgeted for solar electricity in Amerindian communities

Staff Writer Staff Writer- February 14, 2021

−as Government expands affordable, reliable energy The Government of Guyana intends to advance its plans to diversify the energy sector ... Read More

Central Gov’t expenditure to reach $366.9B in 2021

Central Gov’t expenditure to reach $366.9B in 2021

Alexis Rodney Alexis Rodney- February 14, 2021

-tax revenue pegged at $257B Central Government’s total expenditure for 2021 is expected to reach some $366.9 billion, 12.7 per ... Read More

$120M to support persons living with disabilities

$120M to support persons living with disabilities

Synieka Thorne Synieka Thorne- February 14, 2021

-$50M for National Commission on Disability -$30M complex at Mahaica to provide training The Government has proposed the allocation of ... Read More

Government presents $383.1B National Budget

Government presents $383.1B National Budget

Alexis Rodney Alexis Rodney- February 12, 2021

─ range of new measures to improve citizens’ quality of life Government, today, presented a historic $383.1 billion national budget, ... Read More

President Ali announces ‘One Guyana Commission’ to be led by PM Phillips

President Ali announces ‘One Guyana Commission’ to be led by PM Phillips

Isaiah Braithwaite Isaiah Braithwaite- February 11, 2021

- To update Amerindian Act through consultation His Excellency Dr. Mohamed Irfaan Ali today announced the establishment of a “One ... Read More

President Ali’s plans for development visionary but practical  -VP Jagdeo

President Ali’s plans for development visionary but practical -VP Jagdeo

Isaiah Braithwaite Isaiah Braithwaite- February 11, 2021

Vice President Hon. Dr. Bharrat Jagdeo says His Excellency Dr. Mohamed Irfaan Ali’s inaugural address to the 12th Parliament is ... Read More

National Assembly passes Law Reform Commission (Amendment) Bill

National Assembly passes Law Reform Commission (Amendment) Bill

Synieka Thorne Synieka Thorne- February 11, 2021

-divests President of power to appoint full Commission - includes participation of wider society, Amerindians The National Assembly on Thursday ... Read More

President Ali calls for political maturity

President Ali calls for political maturity

Alexis Rodney Alexis Rodney- February 11, 2021

 − at ceremonial opening of 12th Parliament His Excellency Dr. Mohamed Irfaan Ali today made a call for leaders on ... Read More

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