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  • Regional Chairs, Vice Chairs to get salary increases

    Regional Chairmen and Vice Chairmen, along with Clerks and Overseers of Neighbourhood Democratic Councils (NDCs) will soon receive increased wages and salaries. This follows a proposal made at the recent National Conference of Local Democratic Organs (NCLDO). Minister of Communities, Ronald Bulkan said the Cabinet has approved recommendations from the conference. These include supporting increased

  • Declaration of Mahdia Township

    Declaration of Mahdia Township

    The Ministry of Communities wishes to inform the general public that by way of Order No.27 of 2018 published in the Official Gazette dated 2018.08.09 Mahdia in the Potaro-Siparuni region has been designated a township. The elevation of this area to the status of a township is in accordance with the pronouncement by His Excellency,

  • Local Government Elections for November 12

    Local Government Elections for November 12

    Local Government Elections (LGE) will be held on November 12, following a declaration made by Minister of Communities, Ronald Bulkan earlier today. The minister said $2.9Billion dollars have been allocated to the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) for preparations. Minister Bulkan said, “Local Government Elections will again be held later this year, in November of this

  • Local authorities must involve residents to transform their communities – Minister Bulkan

    Local authorities must involve residents to transform their communities – Minister Bulkan

    Minister of Communities, Ronald Bulkan has called for local authorities to ensure community involvement in the current development of various towns. The minister made the call at an international workshop on city planning and sustainable resource management held at Cara Lodge. The exercise is aimed at building the capacity of local authorities on urban planning,

  • Local Authority Election Amendment Bill has second Parliamentary reading

    Local Authority Election Amendment Bill has second Parliamentary reading

    The Local Authorities’ (Elections) Amendment Bill was read for the second time today at the National Assembly. The bill was presented by Minister of Communities, Ronald Bulkan who said it seeks to officially restore local government elections. “This bill seeks to amend six pieces of legislation, namely the Municipal and District Council Act Chapter 28:01,

  • Local Authorities Bill passed

    Local Authorities Bill passed

    Minister of Communities, Ronald Bulkan said the amendments to Local Authorities Bill satisfactorily addresses concerns in relation to local authority’s elections. The National Assembly passed the Local Authorities (Elections) (Amendment) Bill 2018 and voted down amendments made by the opposition to the same Bill. Wrapping up the debates on the Bill, Minister Bulkan noted the

  • GWI emphasises hinterland push at 16-year anniversary party

    GWI emphasises hinterland push at 16-year anniversary party

    Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI) is determined to bring the supply of water to hinterland residents up to the current standard provided to coastlanders. This was one of the points made last evening at an awards ceremony at the Ramada Princess Hotel to celebrate sixteen years of GWI’s service to the Guyanese population. Minister of Communities

  • MOC Action Roundtable pushes for accountability and transparency

    MOC Action Roundtable pushes for accountability and transparency

    The Ministry of Communities’ Action Roundtable for Regional Development 2018, today, launched a two-day workshop, in an effort to address accountability and transparency in financial management. The discourse for regional officials is themed, “Improving Regional Financial Management for Sustainable Development: Our Strong Regions”. This workshop aims to establish and implement standard operating procedures for financial