10 November 2021 20:03 GMT
The left-wing president stressed that the country was undergoing a “second agricultural reform” and promised that his administration would not ignore the rural population.
The President of Peru, Pedro Castillo, made his draw this Wednesday at the Plaza de Armas in the city of Ayacucho. The first 100 days Led by the government of the South American country.
The leader of the left-wing Peruvian Libre (PL) party delivered a speech in which he highlighted the agenda of positive change in the first three and a half months of his tenure, which he highlighted. The “Second Agricultural Reform, Negotiation and Natural Gas and Tax Reform”.
Moreover, a teacher and trade unionist from the province of Chota in the interior of Peru pointed to his government. Rural people “do not look back”, Which was considered abandoned by previous administrations.
“The government cannot back down from deep Peru. The second agrarian reform does not mean expropriation or confiscation, they are concrete pro-agriculture measures,” he said.
In this regard, the President announced the implementation of the ‘Coming to My Town’ program, thank you for that “The mayors and governors of the regions no longer have to go to Lima for resources.”.
“We will go. We will go to every corner of the country and listen to the demands of all the great people,” he promised.
Meanwhile, he announced a 7.53% increase in the minimum wage since December to reach 1,000 soles (about $ 250).
Economy, Health and Corruption
With regard to health, Castillo “nearby 60% of people are vaccinated “Against the corona virus in Peru with two doses. Thanks to the progress of the vaccination program, face-to-face classes will return across the national territory in March 2022,” he said.
On the other hand, the Peruvian president highlighted the provision of financial assistance to more than 13 million Peruvians through ‘yanabai bonuses’ and the provision of pensions to those who have contributed for 10 to 15 years.
Castillo said he would be innocent of officials involved in corruption: “I address all public servants: If you steal the sun from the budget, I will be the first to condemn you and expel you from this job.” People. “He also said that there would be no first class trips for any member of his government and that the president would sell the plane.
A complicated start
On November 5, 100 days after Pedro Castillo took office as president, he overcame right-wing candidate Keiko Fujimori on the ballot and waged a fierce struggle for the vote.
Since he took office, President A.J. The relentless pressure is encouraged by sections of the opposition, He questioned the compliance of his cabinet from the beginning.
There is a very recent stalemate with the possible departure of Defense Minister Walter Ayala. Put His position comes after he was accused of pressuring and interfering in the promotion of the country’s armed forces.
Last week, after a heated debate, the Peruvian Congress Approved Question of confidence in the second cabinet, presented by the president, in support of the new executive committee headed by Prime Minister Mirta Vasquez.