UPDATE ON FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS FOR FORMER PRIME MINISTER, PATRICK MANNING

                                                         

 

MEDIA RELEASE

The Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago (GoRTT) will open a book of

condolence tomorrow morning (Sunday July 3rd) from 9 am to 6 pm at the National

Academy for the Performing Arts (NAPA) and the Southern Academy for the Performing

Arts (SAPA).

From Monday to Friday the condolence book will also be opened at NAPA and SAPA from

8 am to 6 pm. A book of condolence will also be opened at the following locations:

Arima Borough Corporation

Rio Claro/Mayaro Regional Corporation

Chaguanas Borough Corporation

Point Fortin Borough Corporation and

in Tobago at the Assembly Legislature.

The body will lie in state at SAPA on Thursday, July 7th and NAPA on Friday, July 8th.

The GoRTT is in discussions with the Mr. Manning’s family to determine the final funeral

arrangements. It has been agreed that a State funeral will take place on Saturday, July 9th.

Further details will be disclosed in a subsequent announcement.