Press Releases (347)
Opposition Chief Whip Dr. David Lee denies making an agreement with Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley during debate on the Anti-gang Bill.
The Ministry of Finance wishes to set the record straight on statements made by the Trinidad and Tobago Chamber of Industry and Commerce (TTCIC) in a press release dated November 28th, 2017.
The Trinidad and Tobago Chamber of Industry and Commerce deems it wholly unsatisfactory that VAT refund arrears stand at more than TTD 5.5B. This matter – as outlined in the recently released IMF Country Report - remains of critical concern to the business community, given its negative impact on the ease of doing business.
November 27, 2017 Kent House, Maraval –Minister Haji Kazim Hosein along with officials of the Ministry of Rural Development and Local Government will be attending the Statutory Meetings at the Diego Martin Regional Corporation and the Port of Spain City Corporation on Wednesday 29th November, 2017 at 10:00am and 2:00pm, respectively.
Following the recently concluded 2017 IMF Article IV Consultation, the Ministry of Finance deems it important to share some of the positive actions being taken by the Government of Trinidad and Tobago and which were endorsed by the IMF in their Country Report of November 21st 2017:
November 22, 2017 Kent House, Maraval –On Monday we celebrated Universal Children’s Day, with the 2017 theme being “It’s a Kids Takeover!” In a fantastic show of just how powerful children can be, the Brownie Guides group of St. Peter’s Private Primary School, Pointe-a-Pierre and the WE Club of ASJA Girls’ College Tunapuna spearheaded separate donation drives in order to collect items for the less fortunate and persons who have been affected by flooding. Yesterday, they handed over items to the Ministry of Rural Development and Local Government for distribution in the affected areas.
November 20th, 2017 Kent House, Maraval – On Friday, Senior Disaster Management Coordinator in the Ministry of Rural Development and Local Government joined with Disaster Management Coordinators from all 14 Municipal Corporations to conduct a standard operations session on issues such as Rodent infestation, Leptospirosis and the Zika virus.