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Minister Gaskin visits Essequibo to discuss business sector

first_imgMembers of the Essequibo Chamber of Commerce and Industry last Thursday met with Business Minister Dominic Gaskin, as it relates to issues surrounding the county’s business sector.According to Chamber President Deleep Singh, the meeting was scheduled so as to bring ‘a sigh of relief’ to the business community.Some of the concerns raised included the poor supply of electricity in the area.Business Minister Dominic GaskinAdditionally, there were complaints of cruise bookings by the Transport and Harbours Department, which resulted in passengers and vehicles being stranded.Meanwhile, citizens and business owners have raised eyebrows regarding the threat to the fishing industry by the production of oil and gas in Guyana by ExxonMobil.Also raised were the continuous hike in fees by various banks along the coast and complaints by residents that their accounts were closed without any notification prior to closure.Additionally, the insufficient parking for vehicles at Parika, renovation of the Red Lock airstrip, improper garbage disposal and inadequate access to finance and training were other matters that were ventilated.In response, Minister Gaskin stated that he would address all concerns under the remit of the Business Ministry and would make further arrangements to forward the other issues to the Ministries responsible.last_img read more