Cooperative Republic of Guyana

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 is one of the interventions by government intended to alleviate the suffering of citizens. Minister Persaud also noted that distribution will continue across the country in an effort to cushion to effects of the global pandemic. Area Representative, Anita Thorne expressed gratitude to the Ministers on behalf of the residents.
She said that it was the first such tangible intervention the community has seen since the beginning of the epidemic.