Presidential trips have cost $95M

-PM circulates info in Parliament

Twenty-six presidential trips by President Donald Ramotar and his entourage have cost around $95M since he took office in November 2011.

APNU MP Desmond Trotman had tabled questions in Parliament asking about the number of overseas trips made by the president since taking office and the total dollar cost of each trip for the President and his delegation.

Answers to the questions were circulated in parliament yesterday in the name of Prime Minister Sam Hinds. The answer listed 26 trips with costs for each but with no total figure.

There were four trips to Suriname and others to Brazil, Venezuela and Trinidad.

There were also trips to New York, the Common-wealth Heads of Govern-ment Summit in Sri Lanka and to China and India.

The delegations have comprised on the average five persons. On two of them, …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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