Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley yesterday accused the Opposition of making the Property Tax issue a political mayhem and misleading the population.
Rowley made the statement during his contribution on the Corporation Tax Bill in Parliament, as he said the United National Congress was now carrying on about Property Tax as though it was “leprosy.”
Noting he had been paying taxes since the age of 17, Rowley said when his grandfather first gave him two and a half acres of land in Tobago he knew he had to pay a tax of $1.44 cents.
Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley says Government and Labour are not pursuing opposing objectives.
The prime minister issued the following statement in celebration of Labour Day:
"Fellow citizens, today, we celebrate Labour Day in our beloved Trinidad and Tobago. In so doing, it is imperative that we are mindful of the significance of this day and why we commemorate it each and every year.
Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley is hoping that the cultural ties that this nation shares with India will facilitate a deeper understanding and collaboration at the global level.
The remark forms part of his greetings to the nation on the occasion of Indian Arrival Day.
"On behalf of the Government of Trinidad and Tobago and my family, I wish to extend sincere greetings to the national community on the occasion of Indian Arrival Day.
The histories of all nations contain significant junctures which point to a reshaping and a transformation of society.
The visa process for travel between China and Trinidad and Tobago is expected to get easier, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said after a meeting with the island nation's prime minister.
This is according to a report carried by the China Global Television Network (CGTN) today.
Trinidad and Tobago's Prime Minister Keith Rowley is in China for a six-day official visit.
The two countries are expected to discuss topics including education, culture, sports, and tourism.