Guyana pushes trade and investment at OIC meeting in Turkey

By Ray Chickrie
Caribbean News Now contributor

ISTANBUL, Turkey — Guyana attended the 34th meeting of the Standing Committee for Economic and Commercial Cooperation of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (COMCEC), which was held last week in Istanbul, Turkey. Representing Guyana at the meeting was its permanent ambassador to the United Nations, Michael Ten-Pow, who promoted the opportunities for trade and investment in his country.

It was the first meeting of the COMCEC that Guyana has attended and is an indication that the government is serious about diversifying its economic partners in order to accelerate sustainable socio-economic development.

Ten-Pow told the meeting that Guyana needs “the cooperation of other OIC members for mutually beneficial projects and…

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