NCC takes over Pan Trinbago
The National Carnival Commission (NCC) has reportedly taken control of Pan Trinbago’s operations for the next three years.
A deal to effect this was signed earlier this afternoon Steelpanauthority.com news has learnt.
Pan Trinbago president Keith Diaz and treasurer Andrew Salvador are reported to have represented Pan Trinbago. Secretary Richard Forteau allegedly refused to affix his signature in opposition to the document.
Terms of the deal will reportedly see the NCC cover outstanding debts for Panorama 2018 and call the shots for the staging of the National Panorama Competition in every category going forward.
Further, the state agency will also be responsible for the payment of staff monthly, as well as its rental of office spaces.