Gov’t unlikely to make cash payments to citizens from oil wealth – Trotman

Instead of direct cash disbursements to every citizen from the country’s oil wealth, the government will likely favour disbursing money directly to the regions, which would be more advantageous, according to Minister of Natural Resources Raphael Trotman.

Trotman was questioned by Stabroek News last Wednesday, after a community outreach in Lethem, about whether the government would be exploring the option of direct cash disbursements to every citizen.

Trotman said it is a decision that will have to come from the Ministry of Finance but he believes the government will be in …to continue reading this article, please subscribe.  Already a subscriber ? Sign In.

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