SOCIAL and political activist Ravi Balgobin Maharaj wants information on Government’s financial arrangements with NCB Global Finance, whose chief executive officer is the brother of National Security Minister Stuart Young.
Maharaj sent separate freedom of information requests to the Cabinet, the permanent secretary of the Ministry of Finance and the Urban Development Company of TT (Udecott) seeking answers.
From the Cabinet, he wants copies of all notes and minutes for matters in which both Attorney General Faris Al-Rawi and Young have recused themselves.
From Udecott, Maharaj wants to know of the policy and practice for the selection of a financial institution from which it can borrow or take any form of loan financing. The include those that require Cabinet approval and those that do not; a copy of all loan agreements between Udecott and NCB Global Finance from 2015 to present; and a statement of all monies paid to NCB Global Finance for the same period.
From the ministry, he wants to know about the policy for issuing and processing letters of indebtedness to private contractors; a copy of all letters of indebtedness to contractors