Guyana Consulate in TT providing assistance to floodaffected Guyanese – Greenidge

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Carl Greenidge, performing the duties of Prime Minister, today in the National Assembly.Minister of Foreign Affairs, Carl Greenidge, performing the duties of Prime Minister, today Wednesday) disclosed in the National Assembly, that Guyana’s consulate in Trinidad and Tobago is providing services to flood-affected Guyanese in that country.The minister was responding to a question posed by PPP Chief Whip Gail Teixeira, who claimed that Guyanese in the flood-affected Twin-Island are not receiving the necessary assistance they need, the DPI has reported.However, Minister Greenidge said the government, through its consulate office, is readily available and will be providing assistance to Guyanese there.Opposition PPP/C Chief Whip, Gail TeixeiraMinister Greenidge noted between the Civil Defense Commission (CDC) and its Trinidadian counterpart, it was agreed that the CDC will be providing food items to those affected citizens, DPI said.He clarified that there is no neglect or abandonment of Government’s obligations to Guyanese in Trinidad and Tobago.According to DPI, the Minister reminded that a regional disaster response framework is in place which sees collaboration among the national authorities in the affected country, the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) and other related agencies. Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)RelatedPPP’s Gail Teixeira prepared to renounce Canadian citizenship …following CJ’s rulingFebruary 1, 2019In “latest news”2018 budget: Motion to cut $200M from Parliament Office passed despite fierce OppositionNovember 17, 2017In “latest news”No ‘business as usual’ once Parliament reconvenes – MPMarch 24, 2019In “latest news”

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