President of the Republic Nayib Boucle, together with his wife Gabriela de Boucle, First Lady of the Republic, announced on September 15 this year the sixth phase of the Territorial Management Plan. / Presidential Palace.
In a speech on September 15, President of the Republic Nayib Bukele announced the start of the sixth phase of the territorial management plan, which he called “integration”, and announced that it would be materialized by the establishment of the upcoming National Integration Directorate. . , an organization that was supposed to absorb the current El Salvador Vocational Training Institute (Insaforp), according to a government project.
“On this day, I would like to take advantage of the celebration of national independence to announce, very importantly, the start of the sixth phase of our territorial management plan, which we call consolidation,” the president said. .
Regarding Insaforp’s current budget of $60 million per year, the President explained that $12 million will be spent on the “new Insaforp” and $30 million a year for the sixth stage of the Territorial Management Plan and the National Integration Directorate. and $18 million to digitize the education system.
Bukele explained that Phase 6 will “focus on medium- and long-term needs.” He added that states, private companies, universities, communities and other social sectors must “support the fight against multi-cause poverty.”
To do this, the government will establish the National Integration Directorate, which will be overseen by Alejandro Gutman, founder of the Football Forever Foundation, a non-profit organization promoting social integration.
“We know the problem and we know how to solve it. We’ve been talking about launching this for a long time,” Bukele said of Gutman, who was in the audience, “We still remain in the community. “We will be able to tear down walls and integrate people from all over the country.”
he project The National Integration System Act, which the government submitted to parliament on August 28, calls for policies to reduce poverty, social development, and vocational, technical and professional training. However, the project proposed the dissolution of Insaforp and the National Youth Institute (Injuve), with all their assets, liabilities and personnel to be absorbed into the new National Integration Directorate. From August 28 to today, the project has been referred to the Labor Committee of the Legislative Assembly, which has not yet convened. Lawmakers from Nuevas Ideas have also not announced any changes to the project.
According to the project, the powers of the new National Integration Directorate will include coordinating a comprehensive training system with a focus on employment, approving training programs and creating programs for poverty reduction.
The president opened his speech by affirming that El Salvador has laid a solid foundation for the Salvadoran people to achieve their “great dreams” and is now “the safest country in Latin America.”
The whole country is recognized by people from all countries. In just four years, El Salvador has changed a lot and what we are witnessing now is a renaissance. ”
President of the Republic Nayib Boukre.
The speech was also attended by Ernesto Castro, President of the Legislative Council, and Chief Justice of the Supreme Court Alberto López Jerez. Vice President of the Republic Félix Ulloa, Ambassador and President of the Court of Accounts Roxana Ceredonia Soriano. Dora de Barahona, President of the Supreme Electoral Court (TSE); Attorney General Rodolfo Delgado and others.
Source: Diario Elmundo