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Prime Minister Mark Phillips said that the Information and Communications
Technology (ICT) Summer Camps in Guyana play a pivotal role in the foundation of
The Senior Government Official, who is currently fulfilling the role of President, noted
that camps are testament to the Government’s commitment to embracing the ICT
revolution in Guyana.
He told the 72 graduates and their relatives at the graduation ceremony of the Berbice
leg of the ICT Summer Camp 2022, today, at the Albion Community Centre, that the
initiative will grow.
“We are excited about this initiative because these workshops create a foundation and
provide young people with a glimpse of the opportunities that are available to them and
how they can access them”. Furthermore, he stated that the skills acquired during the learning sessions will not only provide critical thinking skills in ICT-related matters but also foster long-term skills.
“I encourage you to continue to innovate; continue to be curious and to find novel ways
to solve problems through the use of ICTs. This curiosity will foster growth; it will foster
knowledge and it will foster originality. These are valuable skills that will serve you
throughout your lifetime”
The initiative is one of three ICT summer camp training programmes conducted
countrywide by the Office of the Prime Minister, through the Industry and Innovation
Regional Chairman, Mr David Armagon and Director of the Industry and Innovation
Unit within the Prime Minister’s Office, Mr Shahrukh Hussain were among the
attendees at the graduation ceremony.