APNU mulling action against Persaud after mining survey info

APNU says it will be discussing what action to take against Minister of Natural Resources Robert Persaud over his granting of a mining survey permission in a sensitive part of the country without disclosing this to a parliamentary committee which had posed a specific question.

This is according to A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) Member of Parliament Joe Harmon, who took to questioning the Minister during a sitting of the Natural Resources Committee on November 27 over whether there was any mining-related activity east of the New River in south east Guyana.

Speaking to this newspaper yesterday, Harmon said, “As an Opposition party we are to meet to discuss what has happened.” The MP however reiterated his call for the Minister to step down from his position, stating that this would be the honourable thing to do. He called the actions of the Minister in handing out the …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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