Guyana to launch threshold programme todayThe official launch of Guyana’s Threshold Programme under the U.S. Government’s Millennium Challenge Account (MCA) will take place this morning at the National Convention Centre,Cheap NFL Jerseys China
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, East Coast Demerara.The keynote address will be delivered by President Bharrat Jagdeo. Other presenters will include U.S. Ambassador to Guyana John M. Jones; Mr. Geoff Anderson, General Counsel for the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) in Washington; Dr. Ashni Singh, Minister of Finance; and Dr. Coby Frimpong, Chief of Party of the Threshold Country Plan (TCP) implementation team. Closing remarks will be delivered by Mr. Peter Hubbard, Mission Director of USAID/Guyana.Implementation of Guyana’s two-year Threshold Programme commenced on January 14, 2008, and is designed to improve the country’s fiscal performance,Cheap Nike Shox
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