No parliamentary sanction over Persaud’s presentation to natural resources committee

- no major violation seen, says Roopnaraine

The Sectoral Committee on Natural Resources will not pursue disciplinary measures against Natural Resources Minister Robert Persaud over his neglect to reveal the granting of a permit to Muri Brasil Ventures Inc for surveying in the New River Triangle area.

Following the disclosure of Persaud’s granting of the Permission for Geo-graphical and Geophysical Survey (PGGS) in the ecologically-sensitive area, the lack of transparency over the deal was several criticized.

The Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment was particularly criticized for even considering an  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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