Agricultural Economist, Omadarth Maharaj

Tableland Pineapple Farmers

Agricultural Economist, Omadarth Maharaj, speaking with News Power Now said Stakeholders in the food production sector are supportive of Government’s fiscal policy as per changes to the VAT regime and its removal from agricultural inputs.

He noted that the Tableland Pineapple Farmers Association is also supportive of statements made by the Honourable Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley suggesting that the discretion imposed can cause more efficient spending at the household level.

Mr. Maharaj also concurred with the Prime Minister’s statement that the move would lead to healthier lifestyles among citizens.

Agricultural Economist, Omadarth Maharaj