Prime Minister discusses infrastructure projects with Indian High Commissioner
Prime Minister, Brigadier Mark Phillips, Monday morning met with the Indian High Commissioner to Guyana Dr. K. J. Srinivasa.
“During the meeting, the Prime Minister and the High Commissioner discussed areas of collaboration between the two countries, including the upgrading of major infrastructure in Guyana such as roads, hospitals and river transport,” the Department of Public Information (DPI) stated.
The Prime Minister said he was heartened to have received the High Commissioner and is eager for the projects discussed to come to fruition.
According to DPI, Dr. Srinivasa briefed the Prime Minister on India’s competency in the areas such as technology, solar energy and health care.
The High Commission said Dr Srinivasa pointed out that the Government of India proposed to convert Centre for Excellence in Information Technology in Guyana to be a Regional IT Centre for CARICOM, as per the commitment made during the meeting of Prime Minister Narendra Modi with CARICOM leaders on September 25, 2019 on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.
Counsellor of the Indian High Commission, Mr. Vijayakumar K. accompanied the High Commissioner to the meeting.