OP contract workers being paid, NCN and GINA functioning despite subvention cuts
Despite the cutting of their subventions from the national budget by the opposition, contract workers at the Office of the President and employees at other affected state entities have been paid, Head of the Presidential Secretariat, Dr. Roger Luncheon revealed on Wednesday.
“Contingency funds were approved and funds were made available belatedly but still made available to meet the wages and salaries of the contract workers (at OP),” he said in response to a question by Stabroek News at his post-cabinet media briefing. “No one lost their jobs. I cannot say if employees left while waiting,” he added.
And despite cuts to the subventions for GINA and NCN, both have continued to function in the same way as they had before.