According to a press release from the Ministry of the Presidency, Ambassador Martino said that one of his country’s goals is to reopen an embassy here in Guyana. He also indicated his interest in advancing several sectors here including education, culture, agriculture and defense.
Minister Harmon in turn expressed gratitude to the Ambassador as he took interest in proposed cultural and defense contributions from Argentina. He requested the presence of the Argentina Tango Group for Guyana’s 50th Independence Anniversary which will be celebrated in 2016.
The Minister said that Guyana’s 50th Independence Anniversary celebrations will be a huge cultural affair and he is looking forward to receiving a large delegation from Argentina to help celebrate the event.
On the note of security and defence, Minister Harmon who is also Secretary of the Defence Board told the Ambassador of the need for better policing of Guyana’s borders, and the need for the improvement of forensic investigations here.
In return, Ambassador Martino outlined plans and ideas to contribute to the improvement and development of Guyana.