Guyana, UAE forges closer ties on technical co-operation


Guyanese firm clinches deal with UAE counterpart

President of Guyana Irfaan Ali. (Photo: Department of Public Information)

Guyana has forged closer ties with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) through the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU).

The  MOU, which was inked yesterday in Dubai, seeks to advance closer technical cooperation between Guyana and the UAE. The MoU was signed by Dr Ashni Singh, senior minister with responsibility for finance in the Office of the President, and Reem Al-Hashimy, theUAE’s minister of state for international cooperation, at the UAE Pavilion at the World Expo2020.

Meanwhile, Guyana President Irfaan Ali yesterday met with Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, minister of foreign affairs of the UAE, to advance closer relations between the two countries and to discuss key areas of technical cooperation. 

Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

In the meantime, Guyanese firm, Global Infrastructure Solutions Guyana Inc. has clinched a deal with a partner in the UAE, which will be investing US$5 million in a local manufacturing plant.

A MOU to this effect was inked in Dubai between Global Infrastructure Solution and Unidome Global DWC LLC, out of the UAE, which will be investing US$5 million to build out a 20,000-square foot facility in Guyana.

A release from Smart City Clearing Company Ltd said the Guyana-based Engineering, Procurement and Construction firm and Unidome Global have agreed to partner to develop the facility to bring Unidome’s state-of-the-art voided slab manufacturing technology to Guyana.

The MOU was executed between Khalid Al-Qaqa, CEO Unidome Global DWC LLC and Troy Phillips CEO of Global Infrastructure Guyana Inc.