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.
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.