AFC shift to blame for holding up PPC nominees – Teixeira

PPP/C Chief Whip  Gail Teixeira says that government did not follow through on its agreement to names its nominees to the long-delayed Public Procurement Commission (PPC) because the AFC failed to hold up its end of a bargain struck two weeks ago.

In an interview with Stabroek News last evening, Teixeira explained that an agreement, dubbed the “Mashramani Agreement,” between the AFC and the PPP/C would have seen significant movement with regards to the setting up of the PPC, as well as progress towards passing the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) (Amendment) Bill.

She said the AFC had agreed to support the AML/CFT (Amendment) Bill when it came to the floor. …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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