(www.inewsguyana.com) – President Donald Ramotar has directed that steps be taken to convene a sitting of the National Assembly within the next 14 days.
According to an Office of the President release: “Having been apprised of the Leader of the Opposition’s recent statement in the media with regard to talks between himself and the President, there is no longer any benefit to the country for any further delays in convening a sitting of the National Assembly.
“The Government reiterates its position that the convening of a sitting of the National Assembly must be done in accordance with the Standing Orders and long cherished parliamentary practices.”
The Government says it “has a number of pending legislative matters before the House prior to the annual recess. Further there are important financial papers relating to the development of the country and growth of the economy that need to be urgently addressed.’