Govt facilitates discussions with visiting Jamaican trade delegation

The Government’s Office of Investment on Wednesday facilitated a visiting delegation from Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO) led by Senator and Industry, Investment, & Commerce Minister Aubyn Hill.
Meetings were held in collaboration with key stakeholders of the Government and Private Sector agencies, with over sixty-nine (69) companies with backgrounds ranging from Construction, Mining, ICT & Cyber Security, Water Management, Education, Agriculture, Financial Services and Labour, to name a few, being part of this mission.

Members of the delegation during a session

This mission is being held from January 24 to 27, 2023 at the Guyana Marriott Hotel. The purpose of the initiative is to facilitate business-to-business networking through the establishment of linkages with companies from Jamaica.
Key meetings facilitated to address the Jamaican delegation were led by Vice President of Guyana, Dr Bharrat Jagdeo; Chief Investment Officer of Guyana, Dr Peter Ramsaroop; and Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Minister Hugh Todd.
These sessions underscored the value of this visit and its impact on international cooperation and investment in Guyana’s many sectoral industries.
There were also key addresses from Finance Minister Dr Ashni Singh, while remarks also came from Public Works Minister Juan Edghill and Tourism, Industry and Commerce Minister Oneidge Walrond.
The Guyana Manufacturing and Services Association (GMSA), Private Sector Commission (PSC), and the Georgetown Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) also addressed the delegation and organised B2B meetings for the delegation.
Guyana’s Office for Invest facilitated meetings with a number of Government offices, along with companies such as the Technical, Vocational, Education and Training, National Data Management Authority (NDMA), Guyana Shore Base Inc. (GYSBI), Guyana Sugar Corporation (GUYSUCO), National Insurance Scheme, Bureau of Stats, Guyana Oil Company (GUYOIL), to name a few.
This Delegation Meeting is one of the largest Caribbean Private Sector Delegation Missions to Guyana.