Guyana: President Dr Irfaan Ali on Monday (September 5, 2022) remembered former teacher, attorney at law, Government Minister and GECOM Commissioner, the late Bibi Safora Shadick as an “incredible woman” who has made unforgettable contributions across many fields in Guyana.
The Head of State said that Shadick, a former Central Committee member of the People’s Progressive Party, played her part in the upliftment and development of humanity, which is one of the greatest contributions we can all do well to emulate.
The President was one of several speakers who reflected on the recently passed official at a memorial ceremony held today at the Muslim Youth Organisation (MYO), Thomas Lands.
Attorney General and the Minister of Legal Affairs, Anil Nandlall; the Minister of Local Government and Regional Development, Nigel Dharamlall; Director of Public Prosecutions, Shalimar Ali-Hack; Members of Parliament, the legal fraternity, family and friends were also in attendance.
The memorial service included recitations of the Quran and reflections on the achievements, service and wise counsel of Shadick.
President Dr Irfaan Ali further shared a glimpse of the inspection of the ongoing emergency repairs to the Demerara Harbour Bridge.
During retraction this morning, two tugs and a sand barge collided with the bridge, causing damage to Span 9.
President Ali is joined by the Minister within the Ministry of Public Works, Deodat Indar, the contractor and staff of the Demerara Harbour Bridge.