President attends memorial service for Guyana’s former UN Ambassador

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President David Granger signing the Book of Condolence for the late Mr. Noel Gordon Sinclair 

Georgetown, Guyana – PRESIDENT David Granger last evening, attended a special memorial

President David Granger is escorted by Reverend Andrew Carto out of the St George’s Cathedral after the service

service held in celebration of the life of the late Mr Noel Gordon Sinclair, an eminent diplomat who once served as Guyana’s Ambassador to the United Nations (UN). The service was held at the St. George’s Cathedral.
The service saw the attendance of a number of dignitaries, including Speaker of the National Assembly, Dr. Barton Scotland; Minister of Business, Mr. Dominic Gaskin; former Mayor of Georgetown, Mr. Hamilton Green and his former colleagues; Ambassador Colin Grandison of the CARICOM Secretariat; Director-General in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ms. Audrey Waddell and Ambassador Elizabeth Harper.
Born in 1940, Ambassador Sinclair had a long and distinguished career in the Foreign

From left: Former Mayor of Georgetown, Mr. Hamilton Green; Speaker of the National Assembly, Dr. Barton Scotland and President David Granger during the memorial service for the late Mr. Noel Gordon Sinclair

Service. He served as Third Secretary in Guyana’s Embassy in Caracas, a Second Secretary at Guyana’s Embassy in Washington from 1969 to 1972 and First Secretary in the country’s High Commission in Lusaka, Zambia, from 1976 to 1979 before assuming the role of Permanent Representative to the UN in 1979.
He died on February 4, after a prolonged battle with cancer.