Head of Linden economic committee steps down

-Solomon chides President over lack of progress

The head of the Economic Review Committee, set up to chart a development plan for Region 10 under the agreement struck between the government and the regional administration, has stepped down.

Region Ten Chairman Sharma Solomon told a press conference held at the Critchlow Labour College yesterday that chairperson Joycelyn Williams communicated her decision to withdraw from the committee to Head of the Presidential Secretariat Dr Roger Luncheon on January 15th, citing the need to attend to “personal, family and social responsibility.”

Williams became the second person to withdraw from one of the committees after Narvon Persaud, who had resigned from the Technical Review Committee established to look into electricity costs in the region shortly after he was appointed. His resignation has held up the work of the economic committee, according to Solomon, who said the  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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