President Ali, CARICOM SG discuss food security, regional development

CARICOM Secretary-General, Dr. Carla Barnett (l) and President of Guyana, H.E. Dr. Irfaan Ali greet each other at the Office of the President (Photo via DPI)

(Department of Public Information Press Release) His Excellency Dr Irfaan Ali assured newly appointed CARICOM Secretary-General, Dr. Carla Barnett of Guyana’s continued support for regional development.

The Head of State gave this assurance during a courtesy visit by Dr. Barnett at the Office of the President (on Tuesday).

“We are very pleased to have you at this critical time for the Community and even for us here in Guyana.”

President Ali pointed out that as a member of CARICOM, Guyana will look to enhance the Regional Community.

“I have made it very clear that our prosperity will be shared with the region, and that the region will benefit from a stronger Guyana.”

President Ali explained that Guyana is also working diligently on a regional approach to food security. As such, he informed that the Ministry of Agriculture will support the work of the Community in pushing this agenda.

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