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The Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Hugh Todd, on Tuesday, December 20, 2022, opened the Wismar Youth Empowerment Workshop and Basketball Tournament in Silvercity, Linden, Region 10, which catered to youth between the ages of 12 and 17.
In his remarks Todd implored the young participants to take the opportunity to form bonds of friendship and to build relations for their own development and the advancement of their communities.
During the Youth Empowerment Workshop, representatives of the Ministry of Human Services and Social Security held discussions with the 60 youth participants on areas including healthy choices, minds and relationships, teamwork, and friendship.
The workshop was followed by a basketball tournament which was well received by the participants.
At the conclusion of the event, the participants were presented with certificates of participation and portable electronic devices to aid in advancing their studies and educational journey at the secondary school level.
The event was hosted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and supported by the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China to Guyana.