APNU says unmoved over anti-laundering bill -following Yesu Persaud’s letter

After examining a letter by businessman Yesu Persaud to government and the political parties calling for compromise to pass the AML/CFT (Amendment) Bill, APNU says it sees nothing in the letter to convince it to amend its position.

The response comes a day after Alliance for Change (AFC) Leader Khemraj Ramjattan defended his party’s linking of the Anti-Money Laundering Countering the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) (Amendment) Bill to the setting up of the Public Procurement Commission in response to the same letter.

On Friday, Persaud, former executive chairman of Demerara Distillers Ltd wrote to A Partnership for National Unity (APNU), the AFC and government urging them to find compromise with regard to passing the bill in the light of the negative implications …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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