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PM to announce Cabinet's nomination for President of T&T on Monday
Government's choice for the next President of T&T will be announced on Monday.
Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar said so this afternoon at the weekly post Cabinet news conference at her office in St Clair.
She dismissed claims that the Government did not have a Presidential nominee and that it was taking to long to nominate him/her.
She said there were many people who were very capable of filling the post and carrying out the associated functions with dignity, humility and competence.
The PM said the election of a President was done by the Electoral College and not the members national community as obtains in a general election.
She said the choice of a candidate for President “must be carefully thought out, especially in a society as diverse and complex as ours is.”
Read the full story in Friday's Guardian.
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