Gov’t will abide by constitutional requirements following no-confidence motion- President Granger

President David Granger
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(Department of Public Information) 22 Dec., 2019 – President David Granger, (Saturday) morning, said the Government of Guyana, following the passing of the no-confidence motion (Friday) night in the National Assembly, will abide by the stipulations which have been imposed on it.

The Head of State made it clear that his government will embark on discussions with its coalition partners the Alliance For Change (AFC) and those who are part of A Partnership for National Unity (APNU).

“We will do everything necessary to facilitate the smooth functioning of General and Regional Elections bearing in mind the need for normal governmental functions to continue uninterrupted,” President Granger said.

Article 106 (7) of the Constitution of Guyana states, “Notwithstanding its defeat, the Government shall remain in office and shall hold an election within three months, or such longer period as the National Assembly shall by resolution supported by not less than two-thirds of the votes of all the elected members of the National Assembly determine, and shall resign after the President takes the oath of office following the elections.”

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