PM rushes to be with sick sister
...During her absence the Minister of Labour, the Honourable Errol Mc Leod would act as Prime Minister.
The Office of the Prime Minister today disclosed that Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar will leave for New York tonight to be with her ailing sister. The following is the full statement -
The Honourable Kamla Persad Bissessar SC, Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, leaves for New York tonight, Friday 27 December, 2013, on a private visit.
Mrs. Persad-Bissessar is making this visit to be at the bedside of her eldest sister Sally, who has encountered a serious medical situation and is in hospital requiring surgery.
The Honourable Prime Minister is taking the time off on compassionate grounds to be close to her family at a time of great need.
During her absence the Minister of Labour, the Honourable Errol Mc Leod would act as Prime Minister.