Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Guyana)

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Co-operative Republic of Guyana
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Coat of arms of Guyana.svg
Agency overview
Jurisdiction Guyana and its diplomatic missions worldwide
Headquarters 254 South Road & Shiv Chanderpaul Drive, Georgetown
Agency executive Carolyn Rodrigues-Birkett, Minister of Foreign Affairs

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is the government ministry of Guyana responsible for directing the nation's external relations and the operations of its international diplomatic missions. Carolyn Rodrigues-Birkett has directed the ministry as Minister of Foreign Affairs since April 2008.[1][2][3] The ministry is located in Guyana's capital city, Georgetown.


Responsibilities of the ministry include the management of bilateral relations with individual nations and its representation in international organizations, including the United Nations and the Commonwealth of Nations, among others.[4] It also oversees visas, work permits, and immigration affairs.[5]

List of ministers[edit]

This is a list of Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Guyana:[6]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Background Note: Guyana". The Office of Electronic Information, Bureau of Public Affairs. Retrieved 22 May 2012. 
  2. ^ "Minister's Profile". Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Liberia. Retrieved 21 May 2012. 
  3. ^ "Two new Ministers sworn in before President Jagdeo". Government Information Agency (GINA). 10 April 2008. Retrieved 22 May 2012. 
  4. ^ "Multilateral & Global Affairs Unit". Ministry of Foreign Affairs - Guyana. Retrieved 22 May 2012. 
  5. ^ "Consular Services". Ministry of Foreign Affairs - Guyana. Retrieved 22 May 2012. 
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Coordinates: 6°48′22″N 58°09′06″W / 6.806236°N 58.151574°W / 6.806236; -58.151574