The executive of the People’s Progressive Party has elected Irfaan Ali as its presidential candidate for the upcoming Regional and General Elections.
This has been confirmed by a Freedom House source. Ali was among five candidates contesting for the position. These were Opposition Chief Whip Gail Teixeira; former Attorney General Anil Nandlall; former Culture, Youth and Sport Minister, Dr Frank Anthony and Member of Parliament, Dr Vindhya Persaud.
Ali served as Housing, Tourism, Industry and Commerce minister under the PPP administration. More details in Sunday, January 20th edition of the Guyana Times.