Swedish Ambassador pays Courtesy Call on PNCR and Opposition Leader - Wednesday 4th May 2011

Newly accredited Ambassador of Sweden to Guyana, His Excellency, Claes Hammar, paid a courtesy call on the Leader of the People’s National Congress Reform and Leader of the Opposition, Hon. Robert H. O. Corbin, M.P., at his Congress Place Office on Tuesday 3rd May 2011. PNCR Shadow Minister of Foreign Affairs and Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly, Ms. Clarissa Riehl, M.P. also participated in the meeting with the new Ambassador.

H.E. Ambassador Claes Hammar was recently accredited as Ambassador of Sweden to Guyana and the entire Caribbean Region, including Suriname, and presented his credentials to the President of Guyana on Tuesday 3rd May 2011. Ambassador Hammar previously served in Brazil, South Africa and the United States of America.

Both Mr. Corbin and Ms. Riehl used the opportunity to brief the Ambassador on the current situation in Guyana and wished him success on his new assignment, while the Ambassador updated them on the situation in Sweden. Ambassador Hammar will be based in Stockholm.

People’s National Congress Reform

Congress Place, Sophia

Georgetown, Guyana

Wednesday 4th May 2011