Dr. Rishad Seecheran, UNC Candidate for Caroni East (Image: UNC)

The Caroni East Constituency Executive for the United National Congress (UNC) has come out in full support of Dr Rishad Seecheran, who has been chosen to contest the seat for the party in the upcoming national poll on August 10th.

The outgoing representative for the constituency is Dr Tim Gopeesingh, who served as MP for the past 10 years, and was a minister in the People’s Partnership Government.

A statement of confidence in Dr Seecheran, was issued today by the constituency executive.

The full text of the statement, follows…


The Caroni East Executive of United National Congress warmly endorses and supports Dr Rishad Seecheran as our general election candidate.

Dr. Seecheran has played a vital role in the constituency for several years, as Chairman of our Executive, as an activist on behalf of the party, and as an inspirational role model.

He has always been a team player, who is deeply committed to constituents, including during periods of floods and other emergencies.

Dr. Seecheran possesses leadership skills and is easy to work with.

We are both honoured and humbled to have Dr Seecheran as the candidate for Caroni East.

Caroni East Executive