Speaker disallows motion on countrywide flooding

  • Published on: Jun 11, 2021 - 8:04 AM
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Speaker disallows motion on countrywide flooding Speaker of the National Assembly, Manzoor Nadir, on Thursday, denied a request by Opposition Member of Parliament Ganesh Mahipaul to adjourn the National Assembly to discuss Guyana’s flood disaster as a matter of urgent public importance. Prior to Thursday’s sitting, MP Mahipaul had written the Speaker on June 9 on the matter. Referencing  sentiments expressed by President Irfaan Ali, MP Mahipaul had said that the flood was the worst natural disaster in the country’s history. “People’s livelihood has been disrupted. Properties are damaged. Livestock and other animals died while many …
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