APNU, AFC denying calling for closure of sugar industry

-roast government for years of ‘failed policies’

APNU and the AFC yesterday denied calling for the closure of the sugar industry and flayed the government for what they said were years of failed policies, mismanagement and questionable deals which culminated in disastrous production and a `white elephant’ Skeldon factory.

Following A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) press conference on Tuesday in which it called for a revamping and diversification of the flailing industry, the government and the ruling party accused it and later the Alliance for Change of calling for the shutdown of the industry.

In separate statements yesterday, both groups denied this. APNU said it is calling for a restructuring …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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