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  • ‘We will not allow politics to deter us from the development of Georgetown’ – Min. Dharamlall

    ‘We will not allow politics to deter us from the development of Georgetown’ – Min. Dharamlall

    —Georgetown, City Hall to undergo refurbishing In guaranteeing the improvement of the capital city – Georgetown, The Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development will be collaborating with the Mayor and City Council (M&CC). This statement was disclosed last evening by the Minister of Local Government and Regional Development, Hon. Nigel Dharamlall, during an interview

  • Local Govt Ministers distribute hampers

    Local Govt Ministers distribute hampers

    Ministers of Local Government and Regional Development, Nigel Dharamlall and Anand Persaud today distributed relief hampers to residents of Sideline Dam, Albouystown. The Ministers explained that the hampers are being provided to residents in low-income communities characterised by limited resources including health, sanitation and access to food and water. Minister Dharamlall disclosed that the gesture

  • Plans in train to restore Georgetown

    Plans in train to restore Georgetown

    The Inter-Ministerial Committee which was tasked by the President, Dr. Irfaan Ali with devising a plan to enhance the quality of life in the City of Georgetown conducted its first meeting today. Head of Committee, Minister of Local Government and Regional Development, Nigel Dharamlall, disclosed that several programmatic areas were discussed including infrastructural support, security

  • GWI Welcomes Newly Appointed Sector Ministers

    GWI Welcomes Newly Appointed Sector Ministers

    Minister of Housing and Water, Honourable Collin Croal and Minister within the Ministry – Honourable Susan Rodrigues were today welcomed to GWI during their first visit since being appointed to head the sector. During their visit Managing Director, Dr. Richard Van West-Charles introduced GWI’s Corporate Management Team and gave a presentation on the utility’s achievements

  • Minister of Communities –  Honourable Ronald Bulkan, Message for World Water Day, March 22, 2020.

    Minister of Communities – Honourable Ronald Bulkan, Message for World Water Day, March 22, 2020.

    Today, March 22, is a day designated by the United Nations to highlight, and remind everyone of, the importance of water. This year’s theme, ‘Nature and Climate Change’, explores how water and climate change are inextricably linked. The global demand for water has been increasing at a rate of about 1% per year as a

  • Contracts Totalling Approx. G$110M Signed for Execution of Water Supply Improvement Projects

    Contracts Totalling Approx. G$110M Signed for Execution of Water Supply Improvement Projects

    Georgetown, Guyana: Four Contracts, totalling over GYD$110 Million were signed on Monday, December 9, 2019, signalling the undertaking of water supply improvement projects to be done in Fly Hill, Kwaimatta, Shulinab, Wowetta and Aranaputa, Region 9. The contracts were signed among the Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI), Basic Needs Trust Fund (BNTF), Caribbean Engineering and Management

  • New capital towns leading in development

    New capital towns leading in development

    The four capital towns established by His Excellency President David Granger in the hinterland regions are moving steadfastly towards development, Minister of Communities, Hon Ronald Bulkan said on Thursday. Following the restoration of local democracy through the long overdue Local Government Elections (LGE) in 2016, President Granger named Bartica, Lethem and Mabaruma and Mahdia as

  • 14,000 land titles distributed over 4 years – Min Bulkan reveals

    14,000 land titles distributed over 4 years – Min Bulkan reveals

    Over the last four years, the Coalition Government, through the Central Housing and Planning Authority (CH&PA) has delivered some 14,000 land titles; a representation of close to 4000 titles per annum. This was revealed by Minister of Communities, Hon Ronald Bulkan today. Providing an overview of his ministry’s work, which includes housing and water, Minister

  • Govt providing technical support to LGOs

    Govt providing technical support to LGOs

    Several municipalities are receiving technical support as the central government looks to decentralise the delivery of public services further. A two-day workshop organised by the Ministry of Communities opened on Wednesday for representatives from the Guyana Association of Municipalities and five selected municipalities. The aim is to foster greater local involvement in social and economic