Guyana: PM Irfaan Ali meets world-renowned soca artiste Machel Montano

Guyana: PM Irfaan Ali meets world-renowned soca artiste Machel Montano

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Guyana: Dr Irfaan Ali and world-renowned soca artiste— Machel Montano made an impromptu visit to the Girls Only Self Defence Class at State House this evening.

Montano, in his interaction with the young ladies, spoke about how he started his career as a soca artiste. He encouraged them to stay balanced and focused regardless of the path they choose in life.

The programme, which caters for girls 11-18 years of age, is designed to not only teach the art of self-defence but also to impart lifelong skills and discipline and assist in improving their self-confidence.

Minister of Tourism, Industry and Commerce, Oneidge Walrond and Minister within the Office of the President, Kwame McCoy, were also present.

Irfaan Ali received a planning update from the Cricket Carnival Planning Committee at State House today.

The Minister of Culture, Youth and Sport, Charles Ramson; the Minister of Tourism, Industry and Commerce, Oneidge Walrond; The Minister within the Office of the Prime Minister, Kwame McCoy, and members of the technical team from the respective Ministries and the organising committee were present.

Guyana will host the final 11 matches of this year’s Caribbean Premier League (CPL), including the highly anticipated championship clash. The Cricket Carnival will see the merging of carnival activities with the semi-finals and finals of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) set to be held in Guyana from September 16 to October 2, 2022.