Guyana to sign economic cooperation agreement with Barbados

President David Granger and Prime Minister Mia Mottley
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“We see Guyana’s future in the Caribbean and we see the Caribbean’s future in Guyana” – President Granger

(Department of Public Information) President David Granger (on Thursday) announced that Guyana will soon sign a framework agreement for economic cooperation with Barbados.

This announcement comes 24 hours after a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed between Guyana and the twin-island Republic of Trinidad and Tobago for energy cooperation.

The president, speaking at the opening of the inaugural, Guyana Trade and Investment Exhibition (GuyTIE) today, indicated that the decision was taken following attendance at the Ninth Meeting of the Prime Ministerial Sub-Committee of the Caribbean Single Market and Economy in Barbados earlier this month.

“We see Guyana’s future in the Caribbean and we see the Caribbean’s future in Guyana,” the president stated while highlighting the Caribbean as an important common market amidst trade wars and Brexit.

Read more at: Department of Public Information

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