National Trust never approached to help repair Freemasons’ Hall

-Chairman

The Freemasons’ Hall

No official request has been made by the owner of the historic Freemasons’ Hall for financial assistance to execute needed repairs to the facility, according to the Chairman of the National Trust Board Lennox Hernandez.

“They have never approached us… we have no official request… in writing or otherwise,” Hernandez told Stabroek News recently, while stressing that the National Trust does not own the building and, therefore, is not responsible for its upkeep.

District Grand Master Doodnauth Persaud had told this this newspaper recently that because of the historic significance of the building, the Trust was responsible for it but did not want to give any money to execute the repairs.

The Trust has since clarified that it ….

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