From Left: Former Central Bank Governor, Ewart Williams, Minister of Finance, the Hon. Larry Howai, new Central Bank Governor, J'wala Rambarran and Minister of State in the Ministry of Finance, the Hon. Rudranath Indarsingh
July 16, 2012:
Today the Honourable Larry Howai, Minister of Finance met with Governor of the Central Bank J’wala Rambarran and outgoing Governor Ewart Williams. At the meeting Minister Howai indicated that he looks forward to working with Governor Rambarran given the need to synchronize fiscal and monetary policies for the continued development of the economy of Trinidad and Tobago.
Minister Howai indicated, “Whilst the Central Bank is an autonomous organization it is only by the two strong institutions, the bank and the government working together that the full potential of our country can be realized.” Minister Howai also took the opportunity to thank Governor Williams for the valuable service he had rendered. The outgoing Governor indicated his pleasure at having been able to serve the country.
Governor Rambarran indicated that he looked forward to the challenges ahead and to leading a strong institution, the Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago (CBTT) in a strong and stable economy.