Barbados Finance involved in questionable mobile license for Jamaica
The main opposition of Jamaica, the Jamaica Labour Party is vex with Portia Simpson-Miller‘s regime in issuing a cabinet committee to probe how a cellular contract was awarded to , the explains –
According to the JLP’s spokesman on mining, energy and Caesar appealing to Caesar“., , the team was an example of “
However, Mullings told a press briefing at the party’s Belmont Road head office in Kingston that the JLP was anxious to see the findings of the report.
The Cabinet team comprises Minister of Industry, Technology, Energy and Commerce, Phillip Paulwell; Minister of Information, Donald Buchanan; Dr Jean Dickson, the permanent secretary in Paulwell’s ministry; and Dr Carlton Davis, the Cabinet secretary.
It seems the nature of the currency in a transaction is the bone of contention since the offer was not ratified where the money came from –
[Mullings] told reporters that the cheque which Paulwell said he received for late payment of the local licence was in although the company involved was doing no business in that country.
“Why is the minister getting a cheque in Barbadian dollars from an entity which is not operating in Barbados?“ he asked.
Mullings also questioned the silence of both Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller and Minister of Finance and Planning Omar Davies on the issue.
The JLP expects a full disclosure on the topic regardless of who consists of the committee set to unearth any possible improprieties…