“We will support you” – President to Guyana robotics team

…expands robotics, programming across Guyana

Dr Irfaan Ali on Monday tasked the Education Ministry, the Public Service Ministry and the Culture, Youth and Sport Ministry to collaborate with STEM Guyana to expand robotics and programming across Guyana.
The Head of State made this decision after meeting with a team from STEM Guyana at the Office of the President on Shiv Chanderpaul Drive, Georgetown, on Monday.

President Dr Irfaan Ali, along with Education Minister Priya Manickchand and Public Service Minister Sonia Parag, meeting with the robotics team

The non-profit organisation, which aims to advance programming, robotics and mathematics throughout the country, was represented by five members, Arianna Mahase, Dominic Budhan, Stephanie Simon, Lateisha Mc Arthur, and Ariel Taylor.
During the meeting, Mahase noted that for the fifth consecutive year, the organisation will be representing Guyana at the sixth edition of the First Global Robotics Challenge in Switzerland.
To this extent, the representatives asked the President for support to attend the event.
After listening to the youths, President Ali committed his Government’s support.
“We will support you and we will see what sponsorship we can bring in.”
Education Minister Priya Manickchand and Public Service Minister Sonia Parag were also at the meeting.