New Spanish Ambassador accredited
President David Granger yesterday said that Guyana looks forward to deepening its relations with the Kingdom of Spain in investment, trade and tourism. A release from the Ministry of the Presidency said that the President made these remarks when he received the Letters of Credence from Jav er Mar a Carbajosa Sanchez; accred t ng h m the new non-res dent Ambassador of Spa n to Guyana.
Speak ng of b lateral cooperat on, the Head of State po nted out that “Guyana’s petroleum industry has already attracted Spain’s investment. We anticipate increased involvement of Spanish companies in the oil and gas sector of our economy.” In his remarks, Ambassador Sanchez said “Cooperation between our two countries can help forge global solutions to global challenges…Spain has been focused traditionally, on the Spanishspeaking Caribbean; however, we have come to realise that there is much that Spain and Guyana can do together. Not only is Guyana a promising country for trade and investment opportunities, it also possesses a strong entrepreneurial spirit and is also very active in the context of CARICOM,” he said.
Guyana and Spain established diplomatic relations on October 12, 1979.