President Irfaan Ali hosted a luncheon in honour of the visiting members of the United States National Bar Association (NBA) and prominent members of the local legal fraternity at State House on Wednesday
The President also engaged in discussions with the visiting officials, including the President of the NBA Judge Carlos Moore; Chief Foreign Policy Advisor, Johanna Leblanc JD, LLM; Executive Director Maurice Foster Esq and member of the South Carolina House of Representatives, Rosalyn Henderson-Myers.
Prime Minister Mark Phillips; Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Anil Nandlall, SC; Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Hugh Todd and Foreign Secretary, Robert Persaud were joined by representatives of the local legal fraternity.
They included: acting Chancellor of the Judiciary Justice Yonette Cummings-Edwards; acting Chief Justice Roxane George-Wiltshire, SC; Director of Public Prosecutions, Shalimar Ali-Hack, SC and President of the Guyana Bar Association, Attorney-at-Law Pauline Chase.
On Tuesday, the United States NBA met with the Minister of Parliamentary Affairs and Governance, Gail Teixeira, and Prime Minister Phillips. The visiting delegation was informed of the Government’s inclusive approach to development and its commitment to the rule of law.