Opposition hones no-confidence vote plan

-several actions on table against Finance Minister

After extensive discussions yesterday, APNU and the AFC have agreed that a decision on pursuing a no-confidence vote against the Donald Ramotar administration will await how the government proceeds with the contentious financial paper seeking approval for $4.55B in expenditure.

AFC leader Khemraj Ramjattan warned that should the government refuse to bring the financial paper to the National Assembly when Parlia-ment meets next week, it is essentially forcing the hand of the opposition.

He said that during discussions yesterday, the parties were “giving consideration to the modalities of and deciding on an opportune occasion and the time for the introduction for a motion of no-confidence under Article of 106 of the Constitution.”

Article 106 (6) states, “The Cabinet including the President shall resign if the Government is defeated by the vote of the  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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