The Office of the Prime Minister says there is no truth to information being circulated that Paria Fuel Trading Company is being sold to Simpson Oil Limited (SOL).
Minister Stuart Young has issued a statement saying that an image and associated information making these claims are completely false.
The image began circulating on social media Monday morning.
"This is another desperate attempt by the UNC to mislead the public of Trinidad and Tobago," the minister said.
Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley says he hopes that the door to change has opened with the change of leadership in West Indies cricket.
Ricky Skerritt defeated former president of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB), Dave Cameron 8-4 in Sunday's election.
Dr Rowley issued the following statement on Monday:
"I am pleased to hope that a door to far-reaching progressive change is now open.
This holds out the prospect for the effecting of the much-needed restructuring of the management of the regional game with some sense of purpose and urgency.
Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley says if someone is buying, then the Government will sell Paria Fuel Trading Company.
He made the comment yesterday as he gave the Government’s final stance on the company’s future at the post-Cabinet briefing at the Diplomatic Centre, St Ann’s.
He explained that while the Government had not yet put the company up for sale, it would indeed be open to offers.
Minister of National Security Stuart Young has said the Greenvale disaster has proved a major lesson for this country concerning its approach to disaster preparation.
The Minister admitted that there were numerous challenges which came to the forefront when flood waters rose suddenly last October leaving scores of residents in danger.
He was speaking at the opening ceremony for the National Disaster Preparedness Baseline Assessment Workshop at the Hilton Trinidad on Wednesday.
The Ministry of Labour and Small Enterprise Development has extended an assurance to retrenched workers that they are diligently working on a plan to address the perennial issue in a structured and well-orchestrated manner.
Indicating the reality of these persons had prompted staff at the ministry to ensure that robust, caring and durable mechanisms are put in place, officials reported they are currently pursing amendments to the Retrenchment and Severance Benefits Act Chapter 88:13.
The Office of the Commissioner of Police says it has reached out to members of Parliament across 41 constituencies within the nine policing divisions of the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS), as part of ongoing efforts to strengthen stakeholder partnerships and community engagement.
The statement says that Police Commissioner Gary Griffith has written to all MPs indicating his willingness and availability to meet with them to discuss crime initiatives and strategies, which can be beneficial to their constituents and by extension, Trinidad and Tobago.
T&T’s Prime Minister Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley and the leaders of two other countries who recently sought peace in Venezuela’s crisis aren’t among the five Caribbean leaders who’ve been invited to meet US President Donald Trump tomorrow on issues, including Venezuela.
While Rowley wasn’t on that invitation list, as word of Trump’s meeting was announced by the White House yesterday, US Ambassador Joseph Mondello held discussions with Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar at her Port-of-Spain office.
Opposition Leader, Kamla Persad-Bissessar has met with US Ambassador of the United States of America to Trinidad and Tobago, Joseph Mondello.
A statement by the Office of the Leader of the Opposition says that several matters of national importance were discussed during the meeting, which took place at the Office of the Leader of the Opposition, Charles Street, Port of Spain.
The statement did not go into any further details.