Saturday, October 23, 2010

National Toshaos Council to meet

GUYANA - The National Toshaos Council (NTC) meeting will be held from October 25 to 29, 2010 at the Guyana International Conference Centre, Liliendaal, East Coast Demerara.

President Bharrat Jagdeo will be the keynote speaker at the opening ceremony, according to a release from GINA.

One hundred and sixty-six leaders including all Toshaos and Senior Councilors, 12 Community Development Officers (CDOs) and Regional Officials are expected to attend.

President Jagdeo will lead a two-day interactive discussion session during which updates on the Low Carbon Development Strategy’s Implementation phase and on several Government of Guyana initiatives such as Solar Panels, Land Demarcation, Funding of Amerindian Villages Community Development Plans (CDPs), One Laptop Per Family (OLPF) Programme and the Amaila Falls Hydro-electricity will be discussed among other issues relevant to village development. The theme for the conference is `Advancing Development in a Low Carbon Economy’.

The opening ceremony will commence at 10:30hrs on Monday, October 25, 2010.

Source: Stabroek News

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