Minister of Business observes second annual National Tree Day at Bartica

On Saturday October 1, Minister  Dominic Gaskin joined scores of Barticians in observing the second annual National Tree Day.

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The activities commenced with a simple ceremony at the Regional Democratic office  where the Minister and Regional Chairman Gordon Bradford  delivered brief remarks and planted trees along with Regional Executive Officer Roderick Edinboro.

The Minister then joined Mayor Gifford Marshall and Deputy Mayor Kamal Persuad in a green walk hosted by the Municipality. The walk which  began at the Cenotaph saw participants  walk through several streets of the town and ended at the Bartica beach where the Minister assisted with the distribution of trees.

Minister Gaskin and a team from the Ministry of Business are in the region  conducting outreach  to the business community.