$20M in tractors presented to local municipalities

first_imgThe Communities Ministry presented three tractors to local municipalities within various regions which were sourced for some $20 million to assist with effective sanitation management.Communities Minister Ronald Bulkan (fifth from left) with recipients of the donation and employees of Genequip during the handing over ceremonyThe tractors, which were procured by General Equipment Guyana Limited (Genequip), included attachments and standard tool kits. Regional bodies that are expected to benefit include the Linden Town Council, the Lethem Town Council and the Aranaputa Neighbourhood Democratic Council (NDC).Speaking to media operatives during the ceremony, Communities Minister Ronald Bulkan emphasised on the role that the machinery would play in the sanitation management process at the various municipalities. He noted that on many occasions, local bodies have been faced with difficulties when carrying out their waste disposal duties. As such, the tractors in addition to the attachments will be able to provide relief.Additionally, the Managing Director of Genequip Renger Van Dijk highlighted some of the uses of the tractor including land clearing and preparation and transportation of bulk items.last_img read more