The Guyana Manufacturing and Services Association endorses the unity of the government and opposition in condemning Venezuela’s violations of international law
Georgetown, Guyana – 25 October 2023 – The Guyana Manufacturing and Services Association (GMSA) is pleased to learn that Guyana’s government and opposition have joined forces to oppose Venezuela’s ongoing efforts to undermine Guyana’s sovereignty and territorial integrity. On Tuesday, October 24, 2023, His Excellency Dr. Mohamed Irfaan Ali, President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana, and Mr. Aubrey C. Norton, MP, Leader of the Opposition, jointly denounced Venezuela’s planned December 3 referendum to make Guyana’s Essequibo County a state.
The GMSA recognizes that the unity of these two political parties is beneficial for the country and its citizens. Their joint statement reaffirms their commitment to safeguarding Guyana’s interests and ensuring a peaceful and prosperous future for all Guyanese citizens. President Ali and Opposition Leader Norton have demonstrated their commitment to fighting Venezuela’s relentless attempts to undermine Guyana’s development.
The association also appreciates the international community’s support in condemning Venezuela’s actions and standing in solidarity with Guyana. This support further strengthens the country’s position and sends a clear message that any aggression towards Guyana will not be tolerated.