About the OPM

Office of the Prime Minister

The Office of the Prime Minister is established by article 100 of the Constitution of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana, which states:

. “… there shall be an office of the Prime Minister and such offices of the Vice-President and other offices of Minister of the Government of Guyana as may be established by Parliament or, subject to the provision of any Act of Parliament, by the President.”…

The Prime Minister is appointed by the President from among elected members of the National Assembly, and he is the principal assistant of the President in the discharge of his functions, and Leader of Government Business in the National Assembly. The Prime Minister also holds the office of Vice President who has precedence over any other Vice President.

Following the May elections, Honourable Moses Verasammy Nagamootoo was appointed Prime Minister and First Vice-President by President David Granger on 20 May 2015.
Prime Minister Nagamootoo has portfolio responsibilities for public information, broadcasting, government business in the National Assembly, constitutional reform, and domestic affairs. He is also a member of the National Security Committee and the National Defence Board, and is Chairman of the Business and the Parliamentary Affairs Sub-committees of Cabinet.
The previous holders of the Office of the Prime Minister of Guyana were Mr. L.F.S. Burnham, Mr. Ptolemy Reid, Mr. Hugh Desmond Hoyte, Mr. Hamilton Green, Mrs. Janet Jagan, and Mr. Samuel Hinds.

Parliamentary Affairs

A Parliamentary handbook entitled ‘Our House’ was launched on Friday at Parliament Buildings…

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Guyana has made significant strides in recent years towards establishing democratic governance…

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Constitutional Reform

The Government of Guyana remains committed to the process of constitutional reform…

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Regional Offices

Regional Offices of the Prime Minister

Office of the Prime Minister has Regional Representatives in Regions Two, Three, Six and Ten who manages Issues, Complaints and Concerns from the general public. This is a mechanism to serve the electorate who expects that their government will address the socio-economic needs in their communities – roads, drainage, bridges, burial grounds, etc.

Offices are open to the public Monday to Friday 08:00 hours to 16:00 hours. Call for appointment is recommended.

Respective Regional Representative.

Karan Chand
Region 2
Regional Democratic Council Compound, Anna Regina, Essequibo Coast
t.771-1253, 600-7654

Harry Narine Deokinanan
Region 3
2nd Floor, Ram’s Supermarket, Stelling Road, Vreed-en-Hoop, W.C.D.

Gobin Harbhajan
Region 6
Ankerville, Port Mourant, Corentyne, Berbice
t.336-6984, 600-7655

Vladimir Glasgow
Region 10
RDC Complex, Wismar Street, Linden
t.444-4513, 600-7653


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