President Donald Ramotar, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces and Chairman of the Defence Board has approved the promotion of Colonel Mark Phillips to Brigadier.
He has identified the Brigadier as the Chief -of -Staff designate and Chairman of the Joint Services Coordination Council, to assume the command and control of the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) on the retirement of Chief-of-Staff, Rear Admiral Gary Best on September 20, 2013.
President Ramotar has also approved the promotion of Colonel Julian B. Lovell to Brigadier.
The badging ceremony for Brigadiers Phillips and Lovell will be held at the Office of the President on Monday, August 26, 2013 at 15:00hrs.
In addition, the swearing in ceremony of the new Chief-of- Staff will take place at the Office of the President on Monday, September 16, 2013 at 10:30hrs.
DPI, GUYANA, Friday, December 15, 2017 The Government’s fiscal spending for the year 2018 has been given the green light by the National Assembly. The sums were approved by the National Assembly, this afternoon, after Appropriation Bill 2017, Bill No. 15 of 2017 was put to the House for vote. The...