Blog Post

30 May
By: MOF Communications Unit 0

New Russian Ambassador calls on Finance Minister

His Excellency Alexander Kurmaz, Ambassador of the Russian Federation to Guyana makes courtesy call on Minister of Finance, Hon. Winston Jordan

The Ambassador of the Russian Federation to Guyana, His Excellency Alexander Kurmaz called on the Minister of Finance, Hon. Winston Jordan earlier this week.

The Ambassador who is new to Guyana assured the Finance Minister of his government’s continued collaboration and support for the development of Guyana. He emphasized that his government is not only interested in strengthened trade relations with Guyana, but,  is willing and ready to provide assistance in key areas such as, aviation, health care, information technology and border security, among others

Ambassador Kurmaz  also noted the similarities between the two countries, particularly in respect to the size of Guyana and the abundance of water and discussed innovative ways through which his country can assist Guyana in the management of its water, using advanced technology.

Minister Jordan in response assured Ambassador Kurmaz of his confidence in the benefits that will accrue to Guyana through the measures discussed and thanked the Ambassador and the government of the Russian Federation for its offer of  assistance to Guyana.