Trinidad: President urged to give procurement details

14 Dec, 2017: Transparency advocates Reginald Dumas and Victor Hart have urged President Anthony Carmona to give details of how a procurement regulator is to be appointed as a key step to effect procurement reform. The duo said the large-scale waste and theft of public money is one of the country’s most serious concerns, so the full implementation of the Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Property Act is a matter of very high priority. That implementation must be done in a way to foster public confidence and set the table for a new era of proper dealings in the conduct of the nation’s public affairs.