Several persons waiting to renew their drivers’ licences and conduct otherPersons yesterday waiting in the hot sun to transact their businesses at Licence Revenue Office.businesses at the Licence Revenue Office on Smyth Street, Georgetown, are complaining about the lengthy waiting period.These complaints come at a time when the office, which falls under the state-controlled Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA),Wholesale MLB Jerseys 2018
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, he admitted that there are some challenges with this temporary system. He also denied that the office started its afternoon session late yesterday. Kaieteur News was called at 13:10 by an irate customer who complained that the doors were still closed for the lunch period.Austin asserted that checks with transactions done in the system proved that business began at 13:00 hrs and the guard has also testified that doors were opened at 13:00 hrs.He explained that the Licence Revenue Office operates from Monday to Friday. The morning session begins at 8:00 am and ends at 11:30 am, while the afternoon session starts at 13:00 hrs to 15:30 hrs. On Fridays, the afternoon session ends at 14:30 hrs.In relation to the long queues at the office, Austin emphasised that there is nothing that could be done to rectify that now since the number of persons visiting the facility on any given day is difficult to predict.He claimed that the system is working since the waiting time has been reduced. In addition, previously there were instances where persons were turned away unattended after waiting for numerous hours… this does not happen now.According to Austin,China NBA Jerseys
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