PPP remains open to Ramkarran
-Ramotar says future as general secretary up to party
The PPP will welcome former longstanding party member Ralph Ramkarran back into its fold if he decides to return, according to President Donald Ramotar, who said that the party will always welcome him back.
“Ralph is not anti-PPP. We had a disagreement. It was more or less personal. If you ask me if I will encourage him to come, yes I will always encourage him to come,” Ramotar said when asked whether he or the party has been re-engaging Ramkarran with a view to have him return to the party.
Ramkarran, whose family has long been associated with the party and was seen as one of its most credible figures, tendered his resignation on June 30 after the fallout from a column he authored in the Mirror Newspaper. The column, Ramkarran called on the government to do something about the “pervasive” corruption in the country.
Ramotar, speaking at a press conference yesterday, said that since the resignation, he met and spoke with Ramkarran on several occasions. While he did not go into the details of these …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.