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Senator says local economy damaged

Senator says local economy damaged

Sen Foster CummingsA government senator claims that a lot of work has to be done to restore what he describes as damaged confidence in the local economy.

It’s a point made by government senator, Foster Cummings, during Wednesday’s Budget Debate.

Mr. Cummings said the present regime has to focus on attracting foreign companies to set up operations in this country and revive local economic momentum.

Government senator, Foster Cummings

However, earlier in the proceedings, Opposition Senator and former Trade Minister, Vasant Bharath, claimed that the People’s National Movement led government does not have a good track record in managing the country’s financial resources.

He listed several projects where he claimed state resources were wasted.