Thursday, November 1, 2012

Letter: Kamla government on right track

Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar, a week ago, while addressing a fund-raising dinner and dance hosted by the Tobago Organisation of the People (TOP) to raise funds for its upcoming Tobago House of Assembly (THA) elections made a simple but fundamental point about our system of Government — political rhetoric aside.

She noted, “There are those who want no change and everytime we do something different there are some persons who say we have done wrong, but you know what it is they fear ... the change that you voted for on May 24.” 

She continued, “But if we do things in the same old way ... then our nation would not go forward, our children will not grow and will not develop and so we have to make changes, some of those will be difficult changes but we cannot do things the same old way and expect the nation to change.”

What the Prime Minister said is relevant in all democratic societies. When an electorate votes in a new Government – anywhere – by definition, the voters have opted for change. 

They expect the in-coming government, at the very least, “to do things differently”. They may not necessarily want fundamental changes but they expect that the new government will chart its own course. And that is exactly what this People’s Partnership Government is doing.
Ashton S Brereton | Champs Fleurs

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