The appointment of new Deputy Chief of Mission Bryan Hunt was welcomed by Home Affairs Minister Clement Rohee who met with the United States Embassy official yesterday.
Minister Rohee, in welcoming Hunt noted that the two countries have had, and still continue to have a long history of cooperation, particularly on issues of security.
Minister Rohee said that Guyana has benefitted a lot from various programmes initiated under the Caribbean Basin Security Initiative (CBSI) and stated confidently that, “I’m sure the cooperation will continue”.
Meanwhile, Hunt said he was looking forward to learning about Minister Rohee’s views on various programmes on which the two countries have collaborated.
“I’m looking forward to finding out how we could continue to partner and work closely with his ministry”.
Working together through the Caribbean Basin Security Initiative (CBSI), the United States and Guyana, along with other nations of the Caribbean, are combating drug trafficking and other transnational crimes that threaten regional security.