Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Why did seabridge committee fail?*

Following rumours that the political directorate did not approve of the recommendation made by the tender evaluation committee of the Port Authority of Trinidad and Tobago (PATT), it is deeply worrisome that a Cabinet sub-committee has now been appointed to procure a ferry for the seabridge between Trinidad and Tobago.  Given the admission of the Cabinet that the Port Authority has once again failed to properly procure a ferry for the seabridge, is it not time that the entire board of the PATT be fired for their continued and repeated incompetence and failure? It is hard to remember when last a group of ministers were appointed to invite and evaluate tenders for anything and then subsequently select a winning tender. 

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