12th Parliament opens on Tuesday


President Irfaan Ali has issued the proclamation for the opening of the 12th Parliament next Tuesday, September 1.

The President has approved of the Arthur Chung Conference Centre being used for the opening and for further sittings of the National Assembly.

The opening ceremony will be held from 10:00h.

The Proclamation also states that this venue shall begin and remain as such until advice is received from the Minister of Health that the safety measures including social distancing, with respect to the COVID-19 pandemic is no longer necessary. Once this is done, sittings will be held in the Parliament Chamber, Public Building, Brickdam, Georgetown.

By Proclamation dated December 27, 2019 issued under Article 70 (2) of the Constitution, the Eleventh Parliament of Guyana was dissolved on December 30, 2019.

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