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Mayor Narine meets Canadian High Commissioner

His Worship Pt Ubraj Narine this morning met with His Excellency Mark Berman High Commissioner of Canada to Guyana. 

His Worship expressed that he was pleased with the continued efforts of the High Commission with the Municipality and highlighted areas of interest that were discussed with the previous High Commissioner.

The Mayor highlighted that the M&CC can benefit from training opportunities for its staff. He stated that capacity building for the Municipality is a key area of interest especially in the context of management and urban planning as the city undergoes its current transformation. 

Mayor Narine stated his interest in restoring the Stabroek Clock and indicated that in his previous discussions the restoration of City Hall was an item on the agenda for assistance however through the European Union and Central Government this has advanced with the signing of an 18-month restoration contract. 

His Worship also indicated his interest in City Twinning in the context of the Oil & Gas Sector which can facilitate the exchange of best practices and shared innovation with Canadian City’s with a similar challenge. 

The Mayor and the High Commissioner expressed their commitment to following up on the issues raised and working together to build the relationship.