Media Releases

24 Jan 2018
The Ministry of Rural Development and Local Government has engaged the Trinidad and Tobago Solid Waste Management Company Limited (SWMCOL) for the procurement of garbage collection services for the fourteen (14) Municipal Corporations.
22 Jan 2018
Minister of Rural Development and Local Government Haji Kazim Hosein is calling on the Public Health Departments and Litter Wardens in all fourteen (14) Municipal Corporations to tackle the problem of illegal dumping across the country.
21 Jan 2018
Yesterday, Minister of Rural Development and Local Government Haji Kazim Hosein accompanied by Assistant Commissioner of Municipal Police Brian Headley, Senior Superintendent of Municipal Police Carlisle Huggins and Port of Spain Municipal Police Superintendent Glen Charles attended the screening process for Municipal Police Constables in the Borough of Arima which took place at the Arima New Government School.
19 Jan 2018
Minister of Rural Development and Local Government Haji Kazim Hosein along with officials from the Ministry will begin touring completed, ongoing and proposed project sites for infrastructure to be developed in every Municipality under the Public Sector Investment Programme (PSIP).
15 Jan 2018
Minister of Rural Development and Local Government Haji Kazim Hosein indicated that yesterday’s event entitled ‘Sharing a Meal with the Homeless’ touched over 90 persons who reside on the streets of San Fernando and surrounding areas.
12 Jan 2018
After several pleas from members of the business community and the displaced persons to the San Fernando City Corporation, Minister of Rural Development and Local Government, Haji Kazim Hosein along with corporate volunteers have decided to host an inaugural event at the San Fernando Centre for Displaced Persons (SFCDP) entitled “Sharing a Meal with the Homeless”.
06 Jan 2018
On Sunday 14th January, 2018 the Ministry of Rural Development and Local Government in collaboration with the San Fernando City Corporation (SFCC), the San Fernando Centre for Displaced Persons (SFCDP), San Fernando Volunteer Network (SFVN), Members of the Business Community, Corporate volunteers and NGO groups across Trinidad will be embarking on a community outreach event entitled, “Sharing a meal with the Homeless”.
01 Jan 2018
Minister of Rural Development and Local Government Haji Kazim Hosein along with the MP for Mayaro, Mr. Rushton Paray, Permanent Secretary Ms. Desdra Bascombe, Senior Disaster Management Coordinator, Mr. Rishi Siew and members of the technical team from the Ministry are coordinating efforts with Chairman Glen Ram and Councillors of the Mayaro/Rio Claro Regional Corporation to bring relief to the residents who have been affected by the heavy rainfall.
01 Jan 2018
After traversing through severely impacted areas such as Caroni, Woodland, Barrackpore, St. Helena, Piarco, Caparo, Sangre Grande and Rio Claro, one of the contributors leading to flooding was identified as illegal dumping of garbage into the major drains and waterways.