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Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Hugh Todd, on Monday met with Mr. Prem Kumar Lallbachan and Mr. Trevor Daniels, owners of the recently detained Guyanese registered fishing vessels, the Lady Nayera and the Sea Wolf respectively.
During the meeting, he conveyed the Government’s commitment towards the release of the crews and vessels, a release from the ministry stated.
The Foreign Minister also provided the owners with an update on the Government’s efforts including the issuance of a statement condemning the recent actions of Venezuela and the transmission of a note verbale in protest of the Venezuelan navy’s actions.
“We are doing all within our power to reunite the crew members with their families and help you to continue with your business,” the Minister stated.
The Foreign Minister pledged to remain in contact with the owners and share updates as they occur.