A Pre Electoral Assessment Mission will soon be deployed to this country, ahead of the September 7th, General Election.
The Commonwealth Secretariat has agreed to deploy the mission in response to Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar’s request for regional and international observers to the general election.
The Commonwealth Secretariat has confirmed that a three (3) Member Observer Team will be dispatched for the period of July 22 to 26. The team will comprise of
- Mr. Martin Kasirye, Adviser and Head, Electoral Support Section;
- Ms. Sarah Linton, Political Officer, Caribbean and Pacific Section; and
- Programme Assistant, Ms. Madonna Lynch.
The Opposition Leader, Dr. Keith Rowley had also, in previous weeks, called for a team of CARICOM election observers to visit this country ahead of the general elections in September.