NEWS GRAPHIC 1There will be closer monitoring of state -owned companies and agencies to ensure better performance and give value for money.

The warning comes from Prime Minister, Dr. Keith Rowley.

He was speaking at the PNM’s 45th constituency conference at St Anthony’s College on Sunday.

Dr. Rowley explained that there is need for timely submission of details relating to expenditure from state entities adding it will not be business as usual going forward.

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On another area the PNM Political Leader cautioned that the country’s debt is climbing fast and is pegging away at the Gross Domestic Product.

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