By Tracey Khan – Drakes
It is expected to cater to the needs of Guyanese customers as it will offer quality products at the best prices.
At its grand opening ceremony, Tourism Minister (ag), Irfaan Ali plugged for the supermarket to make space and offer locally produced products to customers and to support farmers.
According to Ali, the opening of the supermarket shows the confidence that investors have in Guyana despite the challenges, as he promised to make the investment market friendlier for investors.
He also announced that a popular and worldwide known chicken franchise and Bank will be expanding their services to Guyana; however, Ali did not reveal their names.
He urged that the owner, Jason Wang and his team continue to abide by the rules and local business policies so that it will continue to grow.
Wang said he is optimistic that the Guyanese people will support his establishment so that it could be successful and employ more Guyanese. Currently, the supermarket has 30 employees, 25 being Guyanese.
He also expressed the hope of expanding his operations to offer additional products and services to the people.
The two storey building has several departments including MoneyGram, a natural juice section, cosmetics, grocery, electrical and will soon house an additional German’s Restaurant. The financial investment was not disclosed.