Congress of the People Leader Prakash Ramadhar has said he does not see statements attributed against him as an attack on his character.
Mr. Ramadhar was referring to a comment made by the party’s founder Winston Dookeran that Carolyn Seepersad-Bachan is the only contender in the election who cannot be bought.
Mr. Dookeran made the comment at a briefing where he officially endorse Mrs. Seepersad-Bachan
He said those statements were meant defend the character of his contender.
Mrs Seepersad-Bachan has stressed that she never with met with Mohammed bin Hammam nor does she know who he is.
A statement for Mrs. Seepersad-Bachan said she visited Qatar in her capacity as a Minister of Energy to attend Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) in November 2010.
Mrs. Seepersad-Bachan said she was by contacted via email by Mark Hookham of the Sunday Times who asked several questions related to her Qatar trip and she explained to him what the her visit was about.
She expressed her hope that this matter is not distorted by the lens of political mischief.