Cooperative Republic of Guyana

Meeting with Sanitation Unit

Minister Dharamlall meets department heads

Minister of Local Government and Regional Development today met with Head of the Mininstry’s Sanitation Management Unit, Gordon Gilkes and his team of engineers at the Ministry’s Camp Street Annex. The purpose of the meeting was to apprise the staff of any change in policy directives and to provide guidance on current challenges. The Minister said that he was looking forward to site visits to all regions with a view to identifying possible landfill sites and where these exist to improve its capacity.
The Minister also led discussions on the pending Solid Waste Management Bill as well as the pace of implementation of works at the Haags Bosch Landfill Site. The team were instructed to include proposals for the disposal of derelict vehicles into their sector report to the Minister.