WELLINGTON, New Zealand (CMC) -- New Zealand defeated West Indies by an innings and 73 runs on the third day of the second test at the Basin Reserve on Friday.
Scores: New Zealand 441 all out (Taylor 129, Watling 65, Best 4-110, Gabriel 2-86, Sammy 2-92)
West Indies 193 (Samuels 60, Edwards 55, Boult 6-40, Southee 2-58, ...more »
THE Government has committed to publicly address concerns about the failure to appoint a new director general for the Office of Utilities Regulation (OUR).
The post has been vacant since February this year.
Yesterday, Information Minister Sandrea Falconer told journalists that the vacancy was discussed by Cabinet at Monday's meeting. That was, however, all she was prepared to say.
"You will get a response to that in short order but I am not at liberty to say anything further," the information minister said at a post-Cabinet press briefing at Jamaica House.
Asked if she believed the Administration was closer to making a decision on the matter, she said "yes".
In a statement on Tuesday, Opposition Leader Andrew Holness said he was concerned that the OUR had not appointed a new director general since Ahmad Zia Mian demitted office more than seven months ago.
"As Leader of the Opposition, I decry the lack of urgency in appointing a new director despite the significance of the 360-megawatt project to Jamaica," Holness said.
He stated that the bid process under way needed the guidance of a director general from its inception, not the unseen hand of the political directorate.
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