Today, the Ministry of Tourism, Industry and Commerce and Arrowhead Communications, signed a Memorandum of Understanding(MOU),  creating preparations for the operation of the Tuschen Call Centre. Over 150 Guyanese are expected to be employed at the facility located at the East Bank Essequibo community. Signing on behalf of the ministry, was Permanent Secretary, Sharon Roopchand-Edwards, while Justin Nedd signed on behalf of Arrowhead Communications. As part of the MoU, Arrowhead Communications has committed to training staff and retrofitting the facility.

After the Signing, Minister of Tourism, Industry and Commerce, Hon. Oneidge Walrond noted that the Government continues to work towards delivering on its manifesto promise of 50,000 jobs for Guyanese.

“Tuschen is a unique catchment area; this call centre opens up employment opportunities for residents on the West Coast of Demerara to Parika and possibly the Leguan, Wakenaam, and other islands. As a government, we want our people employed and we are happy to endorse and to partner with private sector agencies that embark on projects that provide employment,” Minister Walrond said..

Minister Walrond said, “we want to signal to the local private sector and international investors that Guyana is open for investment and the country remains an attractive investment location.”

Arrowhead Communication is expected to take possession of the property on May 1, 2021

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