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Minister’s Speech at Opening of Bureau of Statistics Building

Speech Delivered by Honourable Winston Jordan, Minister of Finance at the Dedication ceremony of the Bureau of Statistics New Building, April 7, 2017 Your Excellency President David Granger; Chairman of the Proceedings, Board of Directors, Management and Staff of the Bureau of Statistics; Special Invitees, Ladies and Gentlemen: Today isRead More

Remarks by Hon Minister of Finance at IFAD HQ

Remarks by Hon. Winston Jordan, Minister of Finance at the Signing Ceremony for a Loan to Finance Agricultural Development in Guyana International Fund For Agricultural Development (IFAD) Headquarters Rome, Italy, March 21, 2017 Your Excellency, President Kanayo F. Nwanze, other officials of the Bank, Ladies and Gentlemen: It is alwaysRead More

Remarks given by Hon. Winston Jordan, Minister of Finance, at the signing ceremony for three (3) IDB Technical Cooperation Agreements

Fellow Ministers; Resident Representative, Inter- American Development Bank; Chairman of the Board of Directors, Civil Aviation Authority; Commissioner General of the Guyana Revenue Authority; Permanent Secretaries;Officers of the Inter- American Development Bank, the Guyana Revenue Authority, Civil Aviation Authority, and the Ministry of Finance; Members of the Media; Ladies andRead More

Finance Minister’s Budget Presentation 2017

Introduction Mr. Speaker, I rise to move the motion for the approval of the Estimates of the Public Sector and the Budget for the Financial Year 2017 and, in doing so, I wish to indicate that Cabinet has  ecommended that the National Assembly  proceed upon this motion, pursuant to ArticleRead More

Hon. Winston Jordan Speaking on the occasion of the Launch of the 2016 Caribbean Human Development Report

Speech of the Honourable Winston Jordan, Minister of Finance, on the occasion of the  Launch of the 2016 Caribbean Human Development Report  (HDR), Education Lecture Theatre, University of Guyana, October 19, 2016   Ms. Mikiko Tanaka, Resident Coordinator of the United Nations System and Resident Representative of the United Nations DevelopmentRead More

Hon.Winston Jordan’s Remarks at Welcome Cocktail for Islamic Development Bank Visiting Delegation

Remarks at the Welcoming Cocktail for Visiting Delegation from the Islamic Development Bank, Marriott Hotel, October 12, 2016 Honorable Prime Minister and First Vice President, Moses Nagamootoo; Honourable Vice Presidents and Ministers of the Government; Vice President – Cooperation and Country Programming Complex, Islamic Development Bank’ Mr. Sayed Aqa; OtherRead More