Four-member team appointed to assess 19 state entities
President Dr. Irfaan Ali has appointed a “special team” to immediately conduct a thorough assessment of 19 state-owned entities, according to the Department of Public Information (DPI).
The ‘Rapid Financial and Management Assessment’ comprises of Public Communications Consultant Christopher ‘Kit” Nascimento, Chartered Accountant and Attorney Christopher Ram, Public Accountant Nigel Hinds and Financial Consultant Mr. Sasenarine Singh.
The agencies to be assessed are:
Guyana Power and Light
Guyana Water Incorporated
Guyana Geology and Mines Commission
Central Housing and Planning Authority
Guyana Forestry Commission
Guyana Gold Board
National Industrial and Commercial Limited
Guyana Lands and Survey Commission
The Lotto Fund
Guyana Energy Agency
Guyana Rice Development Board
Guyana Oil Company
Guyana National Shipping Corporation
Guyana Office of Investment (Go-Invest)
Guyana Sugar Corporation (GuySuCo)
The team will also be conducting a review of the operations, policies and programmes of the Department of Public Information (DPI), the National Communications Network Incorporated (NCN) and the Guyana National Newspaper Limited (Guyana Chronicle).
The team will further address the matter of the functions of the Guyana Broadcasting Authority (GNBA).