MoPI participates in annual costume and float parade

28th February, 2018

The Ministry of Public Infrastructure was well represented as Guyana celebrated its 48th Republic Anniversary on February 23, 2018.

The Ministry participated in this year’s costume and float parade as a medium sized band. As a result, 100 staff members from a number of agencies, including the Guyana Energy Agency, Cheddi Jagan International Airport, Transport and Harbours Department, Guyana Civil Aviation Authority, Demerara Harbour Bridge Corporation, and the Maritime Administration Department, became revellers as Guyana celebrated another republic anniversary.The Ministry’s Mash Band, launched on February 19, represented the Ministry’s cooperation, celebration, development, and expansion of Guyana’s emerging green economy.

Minister of Public Infrastructure, Hon. David Patterson, and Minister within the Ministry, Hon. Annette Ferguson lauded the costumes and opined that the costumes will be one that will set the Ministry apart from its competitors. They also thanked all participating persons for their dedication to the Ministry.

Further marvelling at the costumes’ designs, Minister Ferguson commended the designer, Mr. Nelsion Nurse, for developing a concept that was vibrant and one which met the Ministry’s vision. She also thanked the Ministry’s Mashramani Planning Committee and the participating agencies for stepping up to the plate and ensuring the Ministry’s involvement in the annual event.