Phillips is acting President as Dr. Ali leaves for CELAC Summit, UN General Assembly
Prime Minister, Brigadier (Ret’d), Mark Phillips was Friday morning sworn in as the acting President of Guyana by Chancellor of the Judiciary (ag), Justice Yonette Cummings – Edwards.
The ceremony occurred at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA), moments after Dr Mohamed Irfaan Ali departed the country on official duties.
President Ali is expected to visit Mexico for a Community of Latin American and Caribbean (CELAC) Summit, before he travels to New York for the 76th Session of the UN General Assembly next week.
Chief of Staff of the Guyana Defence Force, Brigadier Godfrey Bess and Commissioner of Police (ag), Nigel Hoppie were also at the swearing in ceremony.