- Published: 22 October 2017
Georgetown, Guyana – (October 22, 2017) As the Government of Guyana continues with its drive to ensure that sustainable, family oriented communities are created across Guyana, the Guyana Lands and Surveys Commission (GLSC) has begun working with the sixth community this year to regularise land…
- Published: 08 October 2017
Georgetown, Guyana – (October 8, 2017) Minister of State, Mr. Joseph Harmon, on Friday evening, said that the training and enhancement of skills are essential components in maintaining safety in the aviation sector in Guyana as he commended the nine pilots and eleven engineers, who completed…
- Published: 19 October 2017
Georgetown, Guyana – (October 19, 2017) The Protected Areas Commission (PAC), this morning, received a GY$9.2M grant from the Protected Areas Trust (PAT), through funding from Conservation International (CI) and the Government of Germany, which is expected to help with the effective management…
- Published: 06 October 2017
Georgetown, Guyana – (October 5, 2017) Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo said that approximately 80 Guyanese will be flown home after the recent hurricanes, which left the Caribbean islands of Dominica, British Virgin Islands and Barbuda with catastrophic damage. The Prime Minister made this…
- Published: 16 October 2017
Georgetown, Guyana – (October 16, 2017) The Government of Guyana and the Guyana Public Service Union (GPSU), today, met to advance discussions on the proposed salary increases for public servants for 2017.
The Government’s side, which was led by Head of the Department of Public Service…
- Published: 03 October 2017
Georgetown, Guyana – (October 3, 2017) Minister of State, Mr. Joseph Harmon and Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo, today, inspected six containers, valued at approximately $20 million in relief supplies, which are at the Guyana National Industrial Company (GNIC) wharf awaiting shipment to the…
- Published: 13 October 2017
Georgetown, Guyana – (October 13, 2017) As Guyana joins the rest of the world in the observance of International Day for Disaster Reduction 2017, under the theme “Home safe Home: reducing exposure, reducing displacement”, Minister of State, Mr. Joseph Harmon, who has responsibility…
- Published: 01 October 2017
Georgetown, Guyana – (October 1, 2017) Minister of State, Mr. Joseph Harmon, today, said that the administration is fully committed to transforming the lives of all Guyanese, including the Indigenous peoples by creating empowerment and employment opportunities, preserving their culture and…
- Published: 10 October 2017
Georgetown, Guyana – (October 11, 2017) Ten Guyanese, including several young children, returned to Guyana last evening from Tortola as the Government of Guyana commences the process of evacuating Guyanese from hurricane-ravaged islands. Their names are: Mr. Randy Ragnauth, Ms. Avril De…
- Published: 27 September 2017
Georgetown, Guyana – (September 27, 2017) Minister of State, Mr. Joseph Harmon, today, said that the Government of Guyana is fully committed to upholding all tenets of the Rio Conventions and will continue to play its role in the fight against climate change and global warming, which are…
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Minister of State
Mr. Joseph Harmon, MP.
Joseph Harmon sworn in as Minister of Stateof the Ministry of the Presidency.
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Mr. Joseph Harmon, MP, was born and raised in the West Demerara village of Pouderoyen and completed his schooling on the West Demerara before qualifying to do his ‘A‘ Levels at Queen‘s College. However, because of his circumstances he was unable to take up the opportunity and instead was forced to find employment. He worked for about a year in the Geddes Grant motor sales department before enlisting for the Officer Cadet course in the Guyana Defence Force, where he rose from the rank of Second Lieutenant following his graduation, to Lieutenant Colonel at the time of his retirement.