First Kazakhstan Ambassador to CARICOM accredited
His Excellency, Konstantin Zhigalov, Ambassador to the Republic of Kazakhstan to Canada and Concurrent Ambassador to the Republic of Cuba, the Dominican Republic and Jamaica, today became the first Kazakhstan Ambassador to be accredited to the Caribbean Community (CARICOM).
The presentation of credentials took place at the CARICOM Headquarters, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, earlier today and was followed by a reception at the Marriott Hotel Guyana, where several diplomats and government officials were in attendance.
The accreditation was followed by the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and the Government of Kazakhstan to the tune of US $250,000 at the reception. the MOU was signed for the development of a water resource management plan for the Caribbean region, including Guyana. (PR/LA)