United States of America Secretary of State Michael Pompeo to visit Guyana

Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo will travel to Georgetown, Guyana during the period 17-20 September, 2020. Within the period he will also visit Paramaribo, Suriname; Boa Vista, Brazil; Bogota, Colombia; and Plano, Texas. “This trip will highlight the United States’ commitment to defend democracy, combat COVID-19 while revitalizing economies and strengthen security against regional threats. “

The agenda for the visit of Secretary of State Pompeo included; a congratulatory meeting with the newly elected president Irfaan Ali and his cabinet, meeting with CARICOM Secretary-General Irwin LaRocque.  “He will reinforce the promise of a values-based U.S. partnership highlighting opportunities for more responsible and transparent private sector investment to increase prosperity for the people of Guyana, particularly in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.” 

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