Guyana President Dr. Irfaan Ali, along with Prime Minister of Barbados, Mia Amor Mottley, attended a meeting with a number of business leaders from across CARICOM on August 19, 2022 at the Brix Hotel in Port of Spain. President Ali informed the group of the development trajectory of Guyana and the numerous projects currently in progress across all sectors. He also updated them about Guyana beyond 2025 and the government’s plans to build a new, modern city— Silica City. The Head of State implored the businessmen to form themselves into consortiums to be able to access the large projects and to “think outside of the box”. After delivering brief remarks, the President and the Prime Minister discussed opportunities in CARICOM. Executives from Republic Financial Holdings Limited, including its Managing Director and President Nigel Baptiste and Managing Director of Republic Bank- Guyana, also attended the meet. Prior to this, Dr. Irfaan Ali reassured a large gathering of Guyanese living in Trinidad and Tobago that they are essential to the development of Guyana. President Ali made the remarks while addressing the Guyanese diaspora at the Radisson Hotel in Port of Spain this afternoon.
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