The Minister of Trade, Industry and Communication has denied that allegations that the Government will spend millions of tax payers’ dollars on election campaigning.
Minister Vasant Bharath was responding to allegations made by Opposition Leader Dr Keith Rowley who claimed the Finance Ministry allocated expenditure of $2 million and up to $15 million to finance the 2015 general election campaign.
During his address at the People’s National Movement (PNM) 44th National Women’s League Conference at St Augustine Senior Secondary School Dr. Rowley alleged the Government is attempting to brainwash the population.
He called on the Integrity Commission to investigate the matter.
Minister Bharath stated that Government advertising their work in nothing new.