[www.inewsguyana.com] – The new United States Ambassador to Guyana Perry L. Holloway has presented his credentials to President David Granger and has offered to assist the government in the holding of local government elections and to combat transnational organized crimes.
During the short ceremony on Friday, at the Ministry of the Presidency, Ambassador Holloway noted the long and productive partnership that Guyana and the U.S share.
He said the two countries have worked together to promote shared values of democracy, human rights, economic freedom and social inclusion and pledged continued cooperation in this regard.
His credentials were accepted by President Granger who noted that the existing relations have cemented collaboration in the promotion of democracy, energy, health, security, trade and other areas of mutual interest.
The President said Guyana looks forward to the support of the United States in its legitimate quest to protect itself against terrorism, transnational crime and threats to its territorial integrity.
Holloway arrived in Guyana, along with his wife on Thursday, September 24th after having been confirmed by the U.S Senate in August.
He was sworn in as Ambassador on September 18, 2015. Ambassador Holloway, a career member of the Senior Foreign Service, class of Minister-Counselor, most recently served as Political-Military Counselor at the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan (2013 – July 2014).