Dr. Irfaan Ali talks with youths from Kwakwani, Upper Demerara-Berbice

President of Guyana Dr. Irfaan Ali today held productive discussions with youths from Kwakwani, Upper Demerara-Berbice, at his Office on Shiv Chanderpaul Drive.

Guyana: President of Guyana Dr. Irfaan Ali today held productive discussions with youths from Kwakwani, Upper Demerara-Berbice, at his Office on Shiv Chanderpaul Drive.

President Ali listened to their concerns and the issues surrounding the community and its development. During the meeting, the Head of State highlighted the objectives of establishing the One Guyana Commission and his plans of giving every citizen a fair chance of benefitting from Guyana’s wealth.

He also highlighted his Youth Policy plans which promote youth empowerment while he committed to greater collaboration with the residents of the community.

An official team is expected to visit the community next week to consult with them.

The Kwakwani contingent included Anita Persaud, Shabeena Clarke, Shalanie Barkoye, Kendea Anderson, Alana Cupidore, Orel Williams, Janesia Primo, Jaleesa Jones and Kendia Anderson.

After the meeting, the residents thanked President Ali for allowing them to meet him and for his commitment towards the development of their community.

Earlier, Dr. Irfaan Ali, this evening, disclosed that CARICOM has prioritized agriculture and food security and has created a pathway to enhance their overall development in the region.

The Head of State was one of several regional leaders who spoke at the closing press conference of the Thirty-Second Inter-Sessional Conference of CARICOM Heads of Government, which was held over the last two days.

High on the agenda was the work of an action plan to facilitate the necessary advancement.

Public reaction : 

Anand, a Guyana resident, said, ” I trust that this meeting will bring about a great resolution to their concerns and issues. It is great to maintain contact with all Guyanese and get feedback directly through that means.”

Jack added, ” Excellent work our kids are the future Guyana example impressive magnificent feeling proactive to the future generation of Guyana amazing President .”

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