Colm Imbert

KEEPING IN TOUCH: Finance Minister Colm Imbert studies his notes while Attorney General Faris Al-Rawi makes a point to Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley during yesterday’s parliamentary debate on the 2020 budget. At right is National Security Minister Stuart Young. —Photo: Curtis chase

A POLITICAL fight has broken out between Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar and Finance Minister Colm Imbert over the sale of CLICO/BAT traditional insurance portfolios.

In her budget reply at the Parliament sitting yesterday, Persad-Bissessar said there are many questions arising from the sale of these portfolios. She noted that in March 2019, Imbert announced that he was in the process of reviewing the recommendations of Central Bank for the sale of the portfolios.

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