Newly elected board members of the Guyana Sport Shooting Federation (GSSF) paid a courtesy call on Nicolette Henry, Minister within the Ministry of Education, Department of Culture, Youth and Sport on Thursday at the Ministry’s headquarters on Main Street.
Present at the visit, were the President of the GSSF, Vidushi Persaud, Secretary Steve Ninvalle, Steel Challenge Chairman Dr Pravesh Harry, Archery Chairman Nicholas Hing and Internal Auditor Jagmohan Bassoo.
From right: Nicholas Hing, Vidushi Persaud, Nicolette Henry, Trevor Bassoo, Steve Ninvalle and Pravesh Harry
The group discussed their plans for the future and gave an update as to the various shooting disciplines thus far.
They reported on affiliations, stating that the GSSF is affiliated to international bodies such as the Steel Challenge Shooting Association, the Amateur Trapshooting Association and the World Archery Federation.
The Minister expressed her commitment to working with the federation and posited that she also looks forward to GSSF’s continued involvement in the NSC ‘50 Shades of Games’.
The GSSF recently hosted a Practical Pistol Match showcasing Practical Shooting and this weekend, will be adding another discipline to NSC’s 50 Shades of Games when the Federation in collaboration with the National Sports Commission will be hosting an Indoor Target Archery Competition.
Minister Henry further indicated she is excited to work with the GSSF in promoting and developing the various Sport Shooting disciplines especially the potential with Archery going into the hinterland areas of Guyana.