National Conversation to focus on implementation of $1B clean – up campaign

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Minister of Natural Resources and the Environment, Robert Persaud. [iNews' Photo]
Minister of Natural Resources and the Environment, Robert Persaud. [iNews’ Photo]
[www.inewsguyana.com] – The Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment will host a National Conversation on a clean environment for members of the public to discuss challenges and opportunities to improve solid waste management in Guyana with the relevant experts and policy makers.

The National Conversation will be held on Saturday, June 21, at the Amerindian Village, Sophia Exhibition Complex from 09:00hours, with the Minister of Natural Resources and the Environment, Robert Persaud, Minister of Local Government (ag), Norman Whittaker, Chairman of the Private Sector Commission, Ramesh Persaud and environmental experts will interact with the public as it relates to the challenges and the way forward for solid waste management in Guyana.

Further, persons will have the opportunity to contribute ideas on challenges discussed which will be fused into an action plan to change the current status of solid waste management in the city, towns and communities in Guyana.

This initiative coincides with the implementation plan of the $1 Billion budgetary allocation by the Government for the cleanup of Georgetown and communities along the coast.

The event will also host an exhibition and displays on clean environment.

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