The founder and managing director of Environmental Management Consultants Inc., Mr. Shyam Nokta, received the Anthony N. Sabga Caribbean Award for Excellence at the Marriott Hotel in Georgetown on July 22, 2022. The prestigious award recognises significant Caribbean achievements and encourages and supports the pursuit of excellence by Caribbean people for the region’s benefit. Mr. Nokta was recognised for his substantial entrepreneurial achievements in the environmental field.
President Mohamed Irfaan Ali presented the award to Mr. Nokta and underscored the need for citizens to strive for excellence. Dr. Ali said of Mr. Nokta, “An exceptional son of Guyana. A man who has significantly contributed to Guyana and, more importantly, to the Caribbean. His own legacy and work have influenced me tremendously. He is deeply needed in this path we are taking to prosperity. You can demonstrate excellence in what you do, and in doing that, you change the prospect for society and the people who live in society.”