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The Minister of Finance, Hon. Colm Imbert, MP, has taken note of an article in today’s Newsday entitled “Roget Slams Govt’s Proposal to raise Retirement Age to 65” in which the leader of the Joint Trade Union Movement, Ancel Roget, is quoted as saying that the Prime Minister and the Minister of Finance have floated the idea of increasing the retirement age from 60 to 65 as a means of denying workers their legitimate rights to National Insurance benefits.

The Ministry of Works and Transport wishes to advise the general public that four traffic lights along the South Trunk Road will be commissioned and operational tomorrow at 10AM.

The Honourable Colm Imbert, Minister of Finance on Monday, April 23rd 2018 signed the first tranche of a Policy-Based Loan Agreement in the sum of US$180 million with the Corporación Andina De Fomento (CAF) Development Bank. The total loan of US$300 million will be used for the implementation of the Programme to support Government’s “Medium-term Fiscal Consolidation Strategy – Phase II”, to boost potential growth and reduce the economy’s vulnerability to external fluctuations and volatility of external terms of trade.

The Ministry of Finance wishes to correct a misconception created by a report in the Sunday Express Newspaper of Sunday April 22nd 2018, headlined: “Pensioners must pay property tax too”.

The Division of Infrastructure, Quarries and the Environment is advising the public that the Licensing Office, Tobago located at the Milshirv Building would be closed tomorrow 18th April, 2018 due to an interruption in the electricity supply.

April 16, 2017 Kent House, Maraval – Yesterday, Minister Haji Kazim Hosein and representatives from the Ministry of Rural Development and Local Government partnered with volunteers from the Volunteer Center of Trinidad and Tobago, the United Nations Volunteers of Trinidad and Tobago, Port of Spain Volunteer Network, several NGO groups, young entrepreneurs and residents of Gonzales to officially launch a 'Plant for Peace' initiative on Good Deeds Day which took place on April 15th, 2018.

The Port Authority of Trinidad and Tobago (PATT) wishes to thank the travelling public for their patience and understanding as we try to provide a safe and reliable service to and from Tobago.

Restoration work on O’Meara Road is expected to begin at the end of April.

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