UNC Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar has been appointed as Opposition Leader.
Mrs Persad-Bissessar received her instruments of appointment this afternoon, during a ceremony hosted by Her Excellency Paula-Mae Weekes at President’s House.
Speaking afterward, the Opposition Leader said there was much consideration before accepting.
Mrs Persad-Bissessar was invited to the ceremony last week which saw Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley and his Cabinet take their oaths of office.
She did not attend.
Meanwhile regarding the appointment of Opposition Senators, Mrs Persad-Bissessar told reporters that no final decisions have yet been made.
She did however reveal the popular choice for Chief Whip.