UNC chairman calls for procurement legislation

Warn­ing that valu­able oil as­sets could be sold to friends and fi­nanciers of the PNM, UNC chair­man David Lee has called for the op­er­a­tional­i­sa­tion of the pro­cure­ment leg­is­la­tion be passed in Par­lia­ment un­der the PNM.

Speak­ing at the UNC’s Gen­er­al As­sem­bly held in Cou­va on Sun­day, Lee lam­bast­ed the Gov­ern­ment for not op­er­a­tional­is­ing the pro­cure­ment leg­is­la­tion say­ing out of 90 bills, it was one of the few bills passed in Par­lia­ment.

AMCHAM T&T: Appointment of Procurement Board is move in the right direction

The American Chamber of Commerce of Trinidad and Tobago says the appointment of a Procurement Board is a move in the right direction.

The board was appointed on Friday by President Anthony Carmona.

AMCHAM T&T issued a statement on it today.

"The American Chamber of Commerce of Trinidad & Tobago (AMCHAM T&T) would like to congratulate His Excellency the President for the appointment Procurement Board and its Chairman, the Procurement Regulator.

We also take this opportunity to extend our best wishes to all members of the Board.