Published On: Tue, Oct 8th, 2013

Tara Prins-Asjes resigns from CTDF

Tara Asjes-Prins

WILLEMSTAD - Tara Asjes-Prins, the wife of Prime Minister Ivar Asjes, stepped down as Commissioner of the tourism organization CTDF last Friday. The Prime Minister says this in a letter to the independent Member of Parliament Omayra Leeflang. Leeflang previously questioned the appointment of Asjes' wife as a member of the CTDF.

Asjes-Prins was, shortly her husband became prime minister, appointed Commissioner of the Curaçao Tourism Development Foundation. There is much criticism for her appointment as Commissioner. Coalition partner PAIS made ​​publicly known that they disagreed with the appointment. However, the Prime Minister indicated no intention to withdraw the appointment of his wife.

Yesterday Asjes wrote a letter to Leeflang, in which he answered her questions about the appointment of his wife. In this letter he also makes clear that Asjes-Prince resigned last Friday.


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