The board of the Transport Authority is to meet today to consider new measures to reduce the backlog in the issuing of road licences for public passenger vehicles, PPV.

It’s the first time that the new board, headed by Joseph Shoucair will be meeting since the change in government.

Director Of Public Relations and Communication at the Ministry of Transport, Vando Palmer, says Portfolio Minister Mike Henry will be in attendance to state his new mandate.

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Mr. Palmer says several activities at the TA had been stalled due to the change in administration and dissolution of the previous board.

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Other members of the Board are Cecil Morgan, Joel Williams and Dennis Meadows, while the ex-officio members include Joan Wynter, Melanie Gilchrist EG Hunter, Donald Foster and a representative from the Police Force.