Prime Minister Kamla Persad Bissessar has given a Divali gift to the nation.
Speaking at Divali celebrations at her Siparia constituency office in Penal, the Prime Minister stated that consumers will receive a 20% discount on flour oil and rice.
Consumers should expect to see these discounts in supermarkets and shops over the period Tuesday October 21st through Thursday October 23rd.
A gift was also given to the National Ramleela Council of Trinidad and Tobago.
Mrs. Persad Bissessar said that Cabinet has agreed to the allocation of a five (5) acre parcel of land within the acreage of the Sugar Heritage Village and Museum for the Ramleela Council.
The land will be used for the establishment of a Ramleela Heritage and Festival Village.