Prime Minister Phillips creates Haiti Relief Account

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In keeping with Guyana government’s commitment to taking swift and robust action in response to the recent devastating earthquake in CARICOM state of the Republic of Haiti, and following a direct telephone conversation last Saturday between President Irfaan Ali and the newly appointed Haitian Prime Minister the Honorable Dr. Ariel Henry, the Office of the Prime Minister on August 18, established a humanitarian account with Republic Bank (Guyana) Limited, in the name of the Civil Defence Commission.

The Prime Minister’s office  will be working closely with civil society, private sector and other partners to quickly raise funds for a coordinated, substantial relief response for the affected people of Haiti.

“Guyana’s resolve to stand in solidarity in good and bad times with our CARICOM brothers and sisters across the region remains steadfast. As we have done in the past, we will combine energies and resources to meet this latest humanitarian challenge to bring comfort and relief to our Hatian brothers and sisters as quickly as possible,” the statement read.

Guyanese in the diaspora are asked join efforts to provide substantial relief through a collective response.

The CDC-Republic Bank information are as follows:

Account number: 96235619938

Account name: Civil Defence Commission

Account address: 49 Main & Urquhart Streets, Georgetown Guyana

Branch Name: Republic Bank (Guyana) Limited

Swift Code: RBGLGYGG

Further information or queries should be directed to the Civil Defence Commission…

Telephone: 592 226 1114 or 592 600 7500 (Call or Whatsapp)

Email Address: finance@cdc.gy

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