Prime Minister Nagamootoo undergoes successful heart surgery

Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo

Prime Minister , Moses Nagamootoo is recovering from heart bypass surgery which his family noted on Tuesday was successful.

The Prime Minister’s wife , Mrs Sita Nagamootoo and family members expressed appreciation to all well-wishers.

Government in a statement attributed to Minister of State, Joseph Harmon noted that  Prime Minister Nagamootoo is resting and recovering with Mrs Nagamootoo, his children and other family members by his side.

Prime Minister Nagamootoo is expected to make a full and complete recovery in the coming weeks before returning to Guyana. “The Government of Guyana wishes Prime Minister Nagamootoo well as he recuperates and extends its support to Mrs. Nagamootoo and the family during the recovery process,” the statement read.

“The Government of Guyana  , on its own behalf and on behalf of the people of Guyana extends its deepest appreciation to the surgeons, doctors, nurses and other medical professionals in Guyana and in the United States who provided excellent care to the Prime Minister,” the statement noted.

The Minister of State , Joseph Harmon stated  in a release on Monday that Nagamootoo recently underwent a routine medical examination in Guyana which revealed that he has some cardiac issues.

In a statement the Alliance For Change said it is heartened that Nagamootoo had a medical issue detected at an early stage and is undergoing medical care to remedy the situation.