Persaud defends Lands and Surveys subvention

Minister of Natural Resources and the Environment Robert Persaud was made to defend a $116 million subvention for the Guyana Lands and Surveys Commission (GL&SC) during the consideration of his ministry’s $778 million budget allocation by the Committee of Supply on Tuesday.

AFC leader Khemraj Ramjattan questioned the need for such a large subvention when the GL&SC entered  2014 with a balance of over $200 million, $347 million earned in revenues and an additional $164 million from miscellaneous sources.

Ramjattan asked where the miscellaneous revenue stream was from and why, if the …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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