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Former Tertiary Education Minister believes that GATE amendments is nothing short of closing gate on T&T citizens.

Former Tertiary Education Minister believes that GATE amendments is nothing short of closing gate on T&T citizens.

Fazal Karim

Fazal Karim

Former Tertiary Education Minister, Fazal Karim, is of the belief that the recently announced amendments to the Government Assistance for Tuition Expenses (GATE) programme by Education Minister Anthony Garcia, is nothing short of this government closing the gate on citizens.

He gave his views on the issue in an interview with News Power Now earlier today.

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Mr  Karim expressed that the stipulations associated with the Means Test and caps for funding based on household incomes were very much unexpected by citizens although it somewhat mirrors recommendations made by the GATE Task Force.

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