Prime Minister, Kamla Persad-Bissessar, has requested a technical observer team from the Commonwealth for the upcoming general election on September 7th, 2015.
Prime Minister Persad-Bissessar said an official request will be made in accordance with established protocols through Trinidad and Tobago’s Elections and Boundaries Commission.
A statement from the Office of the Prime Minister said when the request is received; the Commonwealth will deploy an assessment mission before formally accepting.
The Prime Minister noted that the last time a Commonwealth Observer Group visited Trinidad & Tobago was for the General Elections of 2000.
She said a great deal of valuable assessments and recommendations came out of the final report.