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Government Portal

The Government Portal

The portal provides information and contacts for Government Ministries

Ministry of Agriculture

The Ministry of Agriculture’s Mission is to ensure the formulation and implementation of policies and programmes which facilitate the development of agriculture and fisheries in Guyana, thereby contributing to the enhancement of rural life, the sustainable improvement of incomes of producers and other participants in the agricultural production and marketing chain; and the maintenance of a sound physical and institutional environment for present and future productive activities.

Minister of Agriculture
Hon. Mr. Noel Holder, B.Sc.
Regent & Shiv Chanderpaul Drive Bourda,
Georgetown, Guyana, South America
592.227.5049 / 223.7291
minofagriculture2015@gmail.com

Permanent Secretary
Joylyn Nestor-Burrowes
Regent & Shiv Chanderpaul Drive Bourda,
Georgetown, Guyana, South America
592.227.5527
ps.moagy@gmail.com
Ministry of Agriculture

Ministry of Business

The Ministry of Business’ mandate is to create a business environment that fosters innovation, competitiveness, growth and diverse employment opportunities by improving the ease of doing business, attracting sustainable investment, promoting value-added exports and enhancing workforce skills through policy-making, advocacy and cooperation with the private sector.

The Ministry’s goals are set to be achieved through the interaction of its departments and agencies, namely, the Departments of Commerce, Industry, the Business Strategy and Policy unit, Consumer Affairs, Administration the National Exhibition Centre and subvention agencies – the Guyana Office for Investment (GO-INVEST), the Small Business Bureau (SBB), the Guyana National Bureau of Standards (GNBS) and the Guyana Tourism Authority (GTA), and coordination and collaboration with key Ministries and private sector agencies.

Minister of Business
Hon. Minister Dominic Gaskin
229 South Road, Lacytown,
Georgetown, Guyana, South America
592.226.2505 / 223.7291
592.225.4310
info@minbusiness.gov.gy
Ministry of Business

Permanent Secretary
Rajdai Jaggernauth
Regent & Shiv Chanderpaul Drive Bourda,
Georgetown, Guyana, South America
592.225.6710

Ministry of Communities

The Ministry of Communities is the primary government agency which links the various authorities with the Central Government. It facilitates, coordinates and monitors the execution and implementation of a number of projects, programmes and activities in the various local government arms/organs and ensures that these activities are in conformity with the legal framework and the policies of the Government.

Its mission is to improve the quality of life of Guyanese by promoting the development of cohesive, empowered and sustainable communities through collaborative and integrated planning, good governance and satisfactory service delivery.

Minister of Communities
Hon. Ronald Bulkan and Mrs. Valerie Adams-Patterson –with responsibility for housing.
Dewinkle Building, 4th Street Kingston,
Georgetown, Guyana, South America
592.226.5070-3

Department of Housing
41 Brickdam & United Nations Place,
Georgetown, Guyana, South America
592.223.7521 / 225.4991
info@chpa.gov.gy
Ministry of Communities

Permanent Secretary
Emile McGarrel
592.225.8619

Ministry of Education

The Ministry of Education is dedicated to ensuring that all citizens of Guyana regardless of age race or creed, physical or mental disability or socio economic status, are given the best possible opportunity to achieve their full potential through equal access to quality education. It seeks to provide an education system that delivers quality education and training at all levels, and in particular to eliminate illiteracy, modernise education and strengthen tolerance.

Minister of Education
Hon. Nicolette Henry (Ms.)
21 Brickdam,
Georgetown, Guyana, South America
592.223.5161 / 227.5087 / 227.2243
educationministrypr@gmail.com
Ministry of Education

Permanent Secretary
Delma Nedd
592.226.3891

Ministry of Finance

The Ministry of Finance’s goals are primarily to maintain steady public finances, efficiently manage government resources and liabilities, promote steady and sound economic policies, and ensure the effective administration of the entities under its jurisdiction.

To effect its goals, there are several agencies under the Ministry of Finance-Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA), the Bank of Guyana, Basic Needs Trust Fund, Bank of Guyana, Bureau of Statistics, Guyana Oil Company (GuyOil), National Industrial and Commercial Investments Limited (NICIL), National Insurance Scheme (NIS), GNSC, Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU), GSC, and the National Procurement and Tender Administration Board (NPTAB)

Minister of Finance
Hon. Minister Winston Jordan
49 Main & Urquhart Streets,
Georgetown, Guyana, South America
592.227.3992 / 225.6088 / 227.7935
Ministry of Finance

Finance Secretary
Hector Butts
592.226.3371

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

The Ministry of Business’ mandate is to create a business environment that fosters innovation, competitiveness, growth and diverse employment opportunities by improving the ease of doing business, attracting sustainable investment, promoting value-added exports and enhancing workforce skills through policy-making, advocacy and cooperation with the private sector.

The Ministry’s goals are set to be achieved through the interaction of its departments and agencies, namely, the Departments of Commerce, Industry, the Business Strategy and Policy unit, Consumer Affairs, Administration the National Exhibition Centre and subvention agencies – the Guyana Office for Investment (GO-INVEST), the Small Business Bureau (SBB), the Guyana National Bureau of Standards (GNBS) and the Guyana Tourism Authority (GTA), and coordination and collaboration with key Ministries and private sector agencies.

Minister of Foreign Affairs
Hon. Minister Carl Greenidge
254 South Road & Shiv Chanderpaul Drive,
Georgetown, Guyana, South America
592.226.1606 / 225.6467
minfor@guyana.net.gy
Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Ministry of Indigenous and People’s Affairs

The Ministry of Indigenous People’s Affairs’ mandate is to enhance the social, economic and environmental well-being of Indigenous Peoples, and their lands, through collaboration, sustainable development and appropriate legislation, while at the same time ensuring the preservation of Indigenous culture and traditional knowledge.

Minister of Indigenous People’s Affairs
Hon. Ministers Sydney Allicock and Mrs. Valerie Garrido-Lowe –minister within the ministry
251 – 252 Quamina & Thomas Streets, South Cummingsburg,
Georgetown, Guyana, South America
592.227.5067 / 223.7285 / 225.8416 / 225.6644
592.223.1616
indigenousaffairsgy@gmail.com
Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs

Permanent Secretary
Vibert Welch
592.225.8412

Ministry of Legal Affairs

The ministry’s mandate is to ensure that proper legal services are provided to the Government; and statutory services to the public relating to public trust and bankruptcy matters; and to register titles, mortgages, companies, societies and other bodies, as well as other documents, as required by the law.
The Ministry of Legal Affairs is comprised of the following departments: Attorney-General’s Chambers, Public Trustee/ Official Receiver’s Department, Deeds Registry, Judiciary, Office of the Ombudsman and the Chambers of the Director of Public Prosecutions.

Minister of Legal Affairs
Hon. Minister Basil WIlliams
97 Carmichael Street, North Cummingsburg,
Georgetown, Guyana, South America
592.226.2616-8 / 227.0700
info@legalaffairs.gov.gy
Ministry of Legal Affairs

Permanent Secretary
Melissa Tucker
592.225.3663

Ministry of Natural Resources

The Ministry of Natural Resources’ mandate is to develop, implement and oversee policies for the responsible exploration, development and utilisation of natural resources whilst exploring the protection and conservation of the environment and advancement of the green economy.

Minister of Natural Resources
Hon. Minister Raphael Trotman
Upper Brickdam,
Georgetown, Guyana, South America
592.231.2506-11
Ministry of Natural Resources

Permanent Secretary
Josylyn McKenzie
592.223.7526

Ministry of Social Cohesion

The Ministry of Social Cohesion supports actions that strengthen key partnerships across sectors, facilitate bridging gaps within and across communities, and contribute to socio economic, cultural, spiritual wellbeing and enriched livelihoods for all.

Minister of Cocial Cohesion
Hon. Minister George Norton
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Georgetown, Guyana, South America
592.225.1330-3
Ministry of Social Protection

Department of Citizenship

The Department of Citizenship under the Ministry of the Presidency, aims to deliver an efficient immigration service and ensure that all births are registered to produce a printed birth certificate.

Minister of Department of Citizenship
Hon. Minister Winston Felix
164 Waterloo Street, North Cummingsburg,
Georgetown, Guyana, South America
592.225.1330-3

Department of State

IS THERE ANY INFORMATION ON THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE??

Minister of Department of State
Hon. Minister Joseph Harmon
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Georgetown, Guyana, South America
592.225.7051
592.225.3395

Permanent Secretary
Abena MoorePS for all the entities under the Ministry of Presidency.
592.226.1470

Office of the Prime Minister

IS THERE ANY INFORMATION ON THE DEPARTMENT OF PM??

Office of the Prime Minister
Hon. Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo
Shiv Chanderpaul Drive, Bourda,
Georgetown, Guyana, South America
592.226.3301-2
reception@opm.gov.gy

Ministry of Public Health

The Ministry of Health strives to improve the physical, social and mental health status of all Guyanese.

Minister of Public Health
Hon. Minister Volda Lawrence
Lot 1 Brickdam,
Georgetown, Guyana, South America
592.226.1560 / 226.7400
592.225.4505
moh@sdnp.org.gy
Ministry of Public Health

Permanent Secretary
Collette Adams
592.225.6785

Ministry of Public Security

The Ministry of Public Security is responsible for the formulation and evaluation of national policies aimed at ensuring that the state offers a safe and secure environment for all the people, thereby engendering a spirit of confidence in every individual, that life and property are not threatened by neither external nor internal forces. In effect this ministry is tasked with formulating and evaluating public order and safety policies aimed at protecting and maintaining the social fabric of Guyana.

Minister of Public Security
Hon. Minister Khemraj Ramjattan
Lot 6 Brickdam,
Georgetown, Guyana, South America
592.226.1717 / 226.2445 / 226.3454
592.227.4806
homemin@guyana.net.gy
Ministry of Public Security

Permanent Secretary
Daniella McAlmont
592.226.6221

Ministry of Public Infrastructure

The Ministry of Public Infrastructure is the country’s epicenter of engineering and technical assistance. Its key responsibilities include the planning, creation and maintenance of major public civil works infrastructure throughout Guyana.

Its mission is to plan, build and maintain a reliable, safe and efficient cost-effective main road network and sea and river defence system, to protect life and property, support the movement of people, goods and services, and reduce the cost of transportation, promote economic growth and quality of life and protect the environment.

Agencies under its jurisdiction include; Work Services Group (WSG), Sheriff Street, Mandela Expansion project, Transport and Harbours Department (T&HD), Demerara Harbour Bridge corporation (DHBC), Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), Maritime Administration Department (MARAD), Canawaima Management Company, and Government Electrical Inspectorate (GEI).

Minister of Public Security
Hon. Minister David Patterson Annette Ferguson (within the ministry)
Wight’s Lane, Kingston,
Georgetown, Guyana, South America
592.226.1875
Ministry of Public Infrastructure

Permanent Secretary
Kenneth Jordan
592.225.6510

Ministry of Public Telecommunications

The Ministry of Public Infrastructure is the country’s epicenter of engineering and technical assistance. Its key responsibilities include the planning, creation and maintenance of major public civil works infrastructure throughout Guyana.

Its mission is to plan, build and maintain a reliable, safe and efficient cost-effective main road network and sea and river defence system, to protect life and property, support the movement of people, goods and services, and reduce the cost of transportation, promote economic growth and quality of life and protect the environment.

Agencies under its jurisdiction include; Work Services Group (WSG), Sheriff Street, Mandela Expansion project, Transport and Harbours Department (T&HD), Demerara Harbour Bridge corporation (DHBC), Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), Maritime Administration Department (MARAD), Canawaima Management Company, and Government Electrical Inspectorate (GEI).

Minister of Public Telecommunications
Hon. Minister Catherine Hughes
Colgrain House , Camp Street,
Georgetown, Guyana, South America
592.225.6826
592.225.0666
Ministry of Public Telecommunications

Ministry of Social Protection

The Ministry of Social Protection’s mission is to contribute to economic and social development by maintaining a stable industrial relations climate, formulating policies, and providing integrated employment, training, social and welfare services.

Minister of Social Protection
Hon. Minister Amna Ally
Lamaha Street,
Georgetown, Guyana, South America
592.225.6545
592.225.7112
socialprotectionpr@gmail.com
Ministry of Social Protection

Permanent Secretary
Lorene Baird
592.223.7585

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