TT FLAG AT half-mastThe Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago opened books of condolence for former Prime Minister Patrick Manning today Sunday July 3rd, at the National Academy for the Performing Arts (NAPA) and at the Southern Academy for the Performing Arts (SAPA).

The books will be available to the public until 6 this evening and again from 8 am tomorrow.




Books of condolence will also be opened at the following locations, starting tomorrow at 8am:


  • Arima Borough Corporation


  • Rio Claro/Mayaro Regional Corporation


  • Chaguanas Borough Corporation


  • Point Fortin Borough Corporation and


  • In Tobago at the Assembly Legislature.


The body of Former Prime Minister Patrick Manning will lie in state at SAPA on Thursday, July 7th and at NAPA on Friday, July 8th.

The government is in discussions with Mr. Manning’s family to determine the final funeral arrangements, though it has been agreed that a State funeral will take place on Saturday, July 9th.

Further details will be disclosed in a subsequent announcement.