The Guyana Amateur Powerlifting Federation (GAPLF), met with the Honourable Charles Ramson, Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports last Friday (August 14).
Representing the GAPLF were Runita White, Public Relations Officer and Erwyn Smith, Committee Member.
In a press release to the media, the GAPLF noted; “The Minister expressed his commitment to working in partnership with the GAPLF and framed the principles for engagement. Mr. Ramson stated that it was not his objective to interfere with the way in which the GAPLF operates and he committed to meeting on an ongoing basis to assist the advancement of the organisation’s goals”.
It continued; “Mr. Ramson said that a primary objective for all of the associations is to showcase Guyanese talent through national engagement”.
“Minister Ramson said that would be the first of many meetings to discuss the growth of the sport and wants to ensure that we are not discontented with the works of the Ministry”.
In closing the GAPLF highlighted that it is; “pleased to work alongside the Ministry in order to help with the development of the sport”.