PRESIDENT of the San Fernando Business Association Daphne Bartlett says she would like the new PNM Government to continue some of the infrastructural and developmental programmes started under the outgoing People's Partnership (PP) administration.
told Newsday she
felt "good" about the outcome of Monday's General Election and that ultimately, the true test of the new Government lies in how it manages the economy.
President of the Chaguanas Chamber of Industry and Commerce Richie Sookhai, joined Bartlett in her desire for certain projects began under the previous administration to be continued by this one.
also shared Bartlett's concern for the economy, suggesting in a press release sent out yesterday, that the new government exhibit "great fiscal responsibility.
Meanwhile, president of the Couva/ Point Lisas Business Chamber, Liaquat Ali
, would like the incoming government to focus on finding a solution to the lack of labor in the agricultural sector.
Saying that he
is aware of the current drive of many in the county to educate and advance themselves, he
posited, nonetheless, that something must be done to address the lack of unskilled labour.
Bartlett congratulated the PNM and expressed her best wishes to new Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley.