President David Granger earlier today (Wednesday January 11, 2016) accepted the letters of credence from the Ambassadors of Nepal and the Islamic Republic of Iran to Guyana and pledged mutual cooperation in the areas of Hydro electrical engineering, poverty eradication and agriculture, among others.
Presenting his letters of Credence to President Granger Dr. Arjun Kumar Karki, Ambassador designate of Nepal to Guyana said he looks forward to enhanced cooperation in areas such as the eradication of poverty and strengthened South-South Cooperation.
The Newly accredited Ambassador believes the relationship between Guyana and Nepal would be further strengthened based on mutual trust and understanding.
The President agreed that the two nations have enjoyed cordial relations since the establishment of formal ties on June 22, 1994, noting that the two countries share a common vulnerability to climate change.
Also presenting his Letters of Credence to the President was Ambassador designate of the Islamic Republic of Iran to Guyana, Mr. Mostafa Alaei, who noted that there are many areas where both countries could support each other.
President Granger said possibilities exist in the areas of Agriculture, Food Production, technology and hydro electrical energy generation, to deepen ties between this country and the Islamic Republic of Iran.
Guyana and the Islamic Republic of Iran established formal ties in June 1985.