Opposition Leader "ready to work with Government" on election of new President

Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar says the Opposition is ready to work with the Government on the election of a new President but has not revealed the name of the candidate that the Opposition will propose.

The Government and Opposition will meet on Friday to discuss the proposed candidates.

Persad-Bissessar says the powers of a President are not to be taken lightly and says the Opposition wants to ensure that the right person is elected.