Chaguanas businessman Richie Sookhai appointed Senator

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Chaguanas businessman Richie Sookhai appointed Senator

Chaguanas businessman Richie Sookhai is now a senator.

Sookhai was sworn in as the Senator to replace Christine Kangaloo who has resigned as President of the Senate ahead of the meeting of the Electoral College, which will consider her nomination by the Government to be President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago on Friday.

Sookhai is the managing director of Sookhai’s Diesel Services Ltd. in Chaguanas. He was elected chamber president in April 2021.

He graduated with his post-graduate degree specialising in international business in December 2020 from the Florida International University (FIU). He also obtained his degree in Engineering in 2002 from FIU.

Sookhai will resign as president of the Chaguanas Chamber of Commerce to take up the appointment.