Trinidad & Tobago Prime Minister defends absence during floods
Thursday, October 26 2017 @ 01:33 PM AST
Contributed by: DeoBhagan
PM: I am concerned that matter came up in Parliament. It was said I traveled 17 times. I've deliberately traveled far less than other PMs
Asked if he had any plans to visit affected areas on his return, he said: "I don't know that I would immediately."
"I am relying on the government structure and each minister has a role to play," he said.
"I am required to delegate": Rowley. Rowley said Cabinet approved $35 million dollars for flood relief efforts across the country.
Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness delegated his Foreign Affairs Minister Kamina Johnson-Smith to attend the CARICOM-Mexico meeting which Rowley was attending in Belize.
"Some idiot said I was travelling for my birthday": Rowley