During a courtesy call today, High Commissioner of the United Kingdom to the Co-operative Republic of Guyana, His Excellency Greg Quinn conveyed congratulations to Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, the Honourable Hugh Todd, on his recent appointment.
“We have had a lot of cooperation in the past and we will do as much to continue,” said High Commissioner Quinn.
Minister Todd expressed his gratitude to High Commissioner Quinn for his continued support.
“Moving forward, we see the United Kingdom as a main developmental partner. I am excited to be part of this new push between Guyana and the UK and I am sure that our interactions will be progressive,” the Foreign Minister stated.
Furthermore, he emphasized that “We continue to be strong supporters of the UK. Our partnership is very valuable to the people of Guyana.”
The British High Commissioner and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation also discussed, among others, security, the Agreement on Air Services signed in 2018, Small Island Developing States (SIDS), development aid, and the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Georgetown Mayor and City Council for the twinning of Georgetown, Guyana and Aberdeen, Scotland, as areas of mutual cooperation and interest.
Guyana and the United Kingdom established diplomatic relations on May 26, 1966.
August 10, 2020
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