Guyana: President Dr Irfaan Ali met with Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Boris Johnson, during his official visit to the country on Wednesday, April 27, 2022. He held a discussion with Prime Minister Johnson on matters relating to Guyana’s agriculture agenda, the country’s energy potential, and Prime Minister Johnson’s Coalition of Forest Alliance Initiative.
The discussion has also featured the new ways which could facilitate the advancement of small island nations. The topics such as upliftment of the agriculture sector and the strengthening of bilateral ties between the two countries.
The Guyanese Head of State was joined by the Minister of Tourism, Industry and Commerce, Oneidge Walrond and the Director of Projects at the Office of the President, Mrs Marcia Nadir-Sharma.
UK High Commissioner to Guyana, Jane Miller OBE, was also at the engagement.
On the same day, President Dr Irfaan Ali also joined the Caribbean Council’s House of Lords Annual Reception, where he highlighted his vision of Guyana’s dynamic future in London.
The event, which attracted scores of professionals, who are active in politics and business, included UK politicians, UK and Caribbean business leaders, other international investors, NGOs and members of the Caribbean community in the United Kingdom.
During his address, the President emphasized Guyana’s rapid growth and the systems in place to not only create new opportunities but bolster traditional sectors as the country builds a vibrant, multifaceted economy.
Minister of Tourism, Industry and Commerce, Oneidge Walrond; CEO of GO-Invest, Dr Peter Ramsaroop and Director of Projects at the Office of the President, Mrs Marcia Nadir-Sharma, were present.
President Ali and his delegation are in England to participate in the Caribbean Council’s House of Lords annual reception, to be held today. Since his arrival in London, the President has led the Guyana Investment Seminar and has engaged with investors at an investment roundtable.