Prime Minister, Dr Keith Rowley, is of the view crime talks between the Opposition and government can go on without him.
The government has named the Attorney General to lead the government’s side which will be made up of four members of cabinet.
Speaking at a news briefing held at the Diplomatic Centre, St Ann’s Monday, the Prime Minister said the deliberations is not about him adding focus will be placed on the legislative agenda.
He believes the people business and interest will be demonstrated by the cabinet members chosen to represent the government.
On the hot topic of cyber security, the Prime Minister said there is need to strengthen laws to address such a development.
Recently several institutions experienced cyber-attacks.
They include state owned Telecommunications Services of Trinidad and Tobago, Price Smart and Courts.
Dr Rowley said there must be priority in the legislation pertaining to cyber security and improving the state’s technical capacity and support especially in light of dependence on the digital age.