130 million dollars is being put forward by the government as the final payment to former sugar -cane workers.
Prime Minister, Kamla Persad Bissessar, says consultations were held with the various groups which represent the former sugar employees.
Speaking at the Monday Night Forum held by the United National Congress at Kanhai Presbyterian Primary School, Barrackpore, Mrs Persad Bissessar said the coalition administration awaits a response on the matter from the stake holders involved.
Meanwhile, on another matter the Prime Minister confirmed that the government will lift two year ban on hunting in October which was introduced in 2013.
Prime Minister, Kamla Persad Bissessar