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PM to meet with Dr. Kublalsingh at Diplomatic Centre, St Ann’s…

PM Kamla P-BThe Office of the Prime Minister has announced that a meeting will be held between Prime Minister, Kamla Persad-Bissessar, and Highway re Route Movement leader, Dr. Wayne Kublalsingh.

The meeting is scheduled for 2.30p.m at the Diplomatic Centre, St Anns.

Since Monday, Dr. Kublalsingh has been on the sidewalk outside the Office of the Prime Minister in St Clair, promising to return daily until Mrs. Persad-Bissessar agreed to a meeting to discuss plans for the Debe to Penal segment of the Solomon Hochoy Highway extension to Point Fortin.Wayne_Kublalsingh

On Wednesday, the Highway Re-Route Movement, along with Kublalsingh noted that they had not forgotten action taken against them in June 2012 by former national security minister, Jack Warner…

Dr. Kublalsingh is on the road to physical recovery after his 21-day hunger strike outside the office of Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar last November, during which he took neither food nor drink.

He is not at this time hinting at another hunger-strike, though he has commented that he is willing to give his life for the sake of the Movement, which he said represents a national problem of poor governance and not just the concerns of one community.

The Movement is protesting a leg of the Highway that will see at least 200 families being relocated, most of them from large parcels of land that have been handed down for several generations.

 

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