HOUSING and Water Minister, Irfaan Ali has said in a statement that the Government of Guyana has made significant investments in the water sector to ensure that all Guyanese have access to an acceptable supply of potable water.
My colleague Minister, the Honourable Norman Wittaker; Finance Secretary, Mr Nirmal Rekha; Director of the Caribbean Development Bank; invited guests; members of the media let me say that I am delighted to be here this afternoon for reflection, celebration and projection in relation to what would have been delivered to you by the Government, and what the Government is proposing in moving forward.
Mr Speaker, I wish to congratulate the Honourable Minister of Finance, Dr Ashni Kumar Singh, and his competent staff of the Ministry of Finance for presenting a budget that is realistic – one that speaks to the issues facing our population, and one that seeks to bring balance in terms of income distribution and distribution of the national pie of wealth. For this, all of us must congratulate the Honourable Minister.
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