Daily Archives: Friday, 14 June 2019, 21:56

Sharma being reassigned to Public Infrastructure Ministry

Last Updated on Saturday, 15 June 2019, 8:35 by Writer Minister Jaipaul Sharma has been shifted from the Ministry of Finance to the Ministry of Public Infrastructure as its Junior Minister, sources said. Asked for the reason, the source would only say the move was “to enhance public administration”. Sharma, as Junior Finance Minister, had been named as having met ...

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Minister Patterson cleared of allegations in new Demerara Bridge project

Last Updated on Friday, 14 June 2019, 20:58 by Writer The Guyana Police Force on Friday indicated that Minister of Public Infrastructure, David Patterson has been cleared of corruption and other allegations concerning the hiring of a Netherlands-based company that conducted a feasibility study for a new Demerara River bridge. The police force’s Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU) received legal ...

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Guyana gov’t will “honour and obey” CCJ judgments on no-confidence motion, GECOM Chairman appointment

Last Updated on Sunday, 16 June 2019, 6:19 by Writer Director-General of the Ministry of the Presidency, Joseph Harmon said Friday that the Guyana government would abide by next week Tuesday’s judgments on whether last December’s no-confidence motion is valid and if President David Granger’s unilateral appointment of James Patterson as Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) is unconstitutional. ...

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Probe into alleged dismissal of 3 public service officials set for next week

Last Updated on Friday, 14 June 2019, 13:08 by Writer An investigation into the purported dismissal of three employees of the Ministry of the Presidency’s Department of the Public Service is set to begin on Monday, Director-General of the Ministry of the Presidency Joseph Harmon said Friday. He said the three employees are contracted by the Guyana government. They were ...

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