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Prime Minister and Opposition Leader to hold talks tomorrow at 2pm

Prime Minister and Opposition Leader to hold talks tomorrow at 2pm

At 2pm tomorrow, Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley will meet with Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar.

And on the agenda are issues ranging from Anti-Gang Legislation to the challenges facing the judiciary.

The exact matters as listed by the Office of the Prime Minister are:

  1. Internal Self Government for Tobago
  2. Campaign Finance Reform
  3. Anti-Gang Legislation
  4. Difficulty within the Judiciary—JLSC Matter
  5. The Integrity Commission
  6. Service Commissions effectiveness
  7. Code of Conduct for Members of Parliament

On accepting the invitation to meet, Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar stated her intention to raise crime and the economy as well.

However the PM says he has made it clear that the items on the agenda are those carded to go before the Parliament which require a special majority.

The economy do not fall into the category of items to be discussed, however he concedes that crime can be discussed under the agenda item of anti-gang legislation.

The talks will be held at the Parliament building.

Afterward, around 3:30pm, the two will host a joint media conference.

 

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July 17th, 2017

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