JIS News

Minister of Transport and Works Minister, Mike Henry, is scheduled to meet with representatives of truckers across Jamaica, some of whom demonstrated in St. Catherine last week, at his Ministry, Maxfield Avenue, Kingston on Tuesday.

The truckers, whose leadership wrote to the minister last week, expressing concern about the extent of a recent increase in their annual licence fee by the Transport Authority, are reportedly being covertly supported by a trade union with political connections, which the minister has taken note of with some amount of reservation.

Mr. Henry had informal dialogue with a top representative of the group Sunday, who indicated that the truckers were not in receipt of a response from the minister that had been dispatched from his office late last week. However, the minister committed to meeting with the group at the ministry on Tuesday morning.


Issued by: The Ministry of Transport and Works