Guyana’s President Dr Irfaan Ali and US Deputy Secretary of Commerce, Don Graves held fruitful discussions today in Washington DC.
Deputy Secretary Greaves committed support to the Government of Guyana in the areas of banking, finance, and tourism as well as US private sector investment into Guyana.
President Ali has committed to working closely with the Department of Commerce and other US agencies to facilitate US private sector investment in Guyana.
Both parties agreed to work closely to advance this agenda, the Office of the President said on Monday.
The Head of State and a delegation including the Vice President, Dr Bharrat Jagdeo, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, the Honourable Hugh Todd, and Foreign Secretary, Robert Persaud are in Washington for a series of high-level engagements.
At the invitation of the US Government, the delegation will be meeting with high-ranking US Government officials, including the Secretary of State and leaders of Congress and the Senate, to discuss a range of issues to further deepen bilateral relations between Guyana and the United States.
President Ali will also be speaking at several events while in the US.