- Published: 12 October 2019
Georgetown, Guyana - (October 12, 2019) Minister of State, Mrs. Dawn Hastings-Williams, last evening, reiterated that the Government continues to engage with its diplomatic partners and to secure training opportunities for Guyanese that would enable them to acquire skills that would allow them to…
- Published: 24 September 2019
Minister of State, Mrs. Dawn Hastings-Williams and Norway’s Minister for Climate and Environment, Mr. Ola Elvestuen, yesterday, met on the margins of the UN Climate Summit in New York.
The two Ministers welcomed successes and results achieved under the partnership between Guyana and Norway.
- Published: 04 October 2019
Georgetown, Guyana – (October 4, 2019) Minister of State, Mrs. Dawn Hastings- Williams, today, commissioned the $1,069,000 Lynette Stephens Resource Centre in Mahdia, Potaro-Siparuni (Region Eight). The Centre was named to honour the contributions made by Ms. Stephens, a past Head teacher of…
- Published: 20 September 2019
Georgetown, Guyana – (September 20, 2019) Minister of State, Mrs. Dawn Hastings-Williams and the Guyana Lands and Surveys Commission (GLSC), yesterday, distributed 79 land leases to the residents of the Matthews Ridge, Barima-Waini (Region One).
This activity was in keeping with a promise made…
- Published: 03 October 2019
Georgetown, Guyana – (October 3, 2019) Minister of State, Mrs. Dawn Hastings-Williams, this morning, said that the Guyana Teachers’ Union (GTU) continues to play a critical role in the development of the country’s education sector.
The Minister made these statements on behalf of…
- Published: 17 September 2019
Georgetown, Guyana – (September 17, 2019) The Civil Defence Commission (CDC), today, received a cheque valued $500,000 from the Guyana Hindu Dharmic Sabha (GHDS) to support the procurement of much-needed relief supplies for the hurricane-ravaged island of The Bahamas.
Director-General of the…
- Published: 01 October 2019
Georgetown, Guyana – (October 1, 2019) Minister of State, Mrs. Dawn Hastings-Williams, this afternoon, presented 85 food hampers to residents of flood-affected Zeelugt and visited communities Anna Catherina and Den Amstel, West Coast Demerara, Essequibo Islands – West Demerara (Region…
- Published: 11 September 2019
Georgetown, Guyana – (September 11, 2019) Minister of State, Mrs. Dawn Hastings-Williams, this afternoon, received a courtesy call from United Kingdom Deputy High Commissioner to Guyana, Mr. Ray Davidson to discuss matters of mutual interest, including climate change and conservation. The…
- Published: 01 October 2019
Georgetown, Guyana – (October 1, 2019) Minister of State, Mrs. Dawn Hastings- Williams, this afternoon, commended teachers and educators for their continued dedication to moulding the nation’s children and reiterated the Government’s commitment to investing in the sector.
- Published: 01 September 2019
Georgetown, Guyana – (September 1, 2019) Director General of the Ministry of the Presidency, Mr. Joseph Harmon, today, visited the village of Aliki, Essequibo Islands- West Demerara (Region Three), where he delivered on his promise to provide a school boat for the students in the area.
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Minister of State
Mr. Joseph Harmon, MP.
Joseph Harmon sworn in as Minister of Stateof the Ministry of the Presidency.
APNU Shadow Minister of Public Works and Infrastructure
Mr. Joseph Harmon, MP, was born and raised in the West Demerara village of Pouderoyen and completed his schooling on the West Demerara before qualifying to do his ‘A‘ Levels at Queen‘s College. However, because of his circumstances he was unable to take up the opportunity and instead was forced to find employment. He worked for about a year in the Geddes Grant motor sales department before enlisting for the Officer Cadet course in the Guyana Defence Force, where he rose from the rank of Second Lieutenant following his graduation, to Lieutenant Colonel at the time of his retirement.