President Maduro arrives in Guyana!

31st August, 2013

TIMEHRI - A little after 11 a.m. today August 31 Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro touched down at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport, amidst much pomp and ceremony.  

He was accompanied by his family and Government officals for a one day visit.

His Excellency President Donald Ramotar and members of his Cabinet were present to greet the Venezuelan President. This is the first visit for President Maduro to Guyana since he became President of the oil rich South American country.

Following his arrival at the Airport, the Venezuelan President and his delegation joined President Ramotar at the Guyana International Conference Centre (GICC) for a bilateral meeting.

The state visit concluded with a social event at the GICC where President Maduro interacted with stakeholders from the civil society.