Santiago. – President Louis Abinader Together with the Minister of Housing and Buildings, Carlos Bonilla, this Wednesday delivered 50 apartments in the La Barranquita sector of the province of Santiago, as part of the “My Home” plan.
The Mi Vivienda project in La Barranquita has a total of 136 apartments and a private sector investment of 313 million 797 pesos, generating 260 direct jobs.
Minister Bonilla said that the best change that the Abinader government has made in the delivery of these homes is the transparent and fair way in which the beneficiaries have been selected.
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On his side, the administrator of the Banco de Reservas, Samuel Pereyra, recalled that the State subsidizes 60% of the cost, so that monthly installments do not exceed 7 thousand pesos for 2-bedroom units, and 12,400 pesos for 3 bedroom units. In addition, a flexible and competitive rate of 8% fixed for 6 years was established.
Inauguration of the Don Bosco Industrial Polytechnic Institute
In addition, President Abinader led the inauguration of the new Don Bosco Industrial Polytechnic Institute in the Pekin II sector with an investment of more than 74 million pesos.
The Minister of Public Works, Deligne Ascensión, said that the construction of the center is in compliance with the commitment of President Abinader to finish the schools that were paralyzed 2 years ago.
The Lyceum will benefit 210 students who will also receive workshops on refrigeration, drawing, industrial mechanics, heat treatment, industrial electronics, digital practices and theory, graphic arts and biomedicine, among others.
On his side, the Minister of Education, Ángel Hernández, said that polytechnic education for work is a priority, generating quality jobs and allowing entrepreneurship.
He added that the purchase of equipment for 38 normal high schools to become polytechnics is currently under tender.
Lunch with 350 women
Likewise, the president also held a lunch with 350 working women from the formal and informal sectors to whom he promised to continue strengthening public policies that provide protection and economic and social facilities.
For this, he said, they will seek to expand technical advice and financing programs to start new businesses as well as the inclusion of informal workers in solidarity pensions so that they can have more income and improve their quality of life.
Nereida Altagracia Feliz, entrepreneur, and Daisy Ramona Rodríguez, peddler, were two of the female representatives who congratulated the President for the progress made in these two years of management.
Among these they cited the strengthening of the Ministry of Women, support for the fight against violence against women, the new shelters for women victims of gender violence, as well as the prohibition of child marriage.
Renovation War Room 2nd Infantry Brigade
The President also led the reopening of the 2nd Infantry Brigade War Room, Major General (r) Guarionex Estrella Sadhalá, in the Fernando Valerio Fortress.
There he expressed being happy and pleased with the recognition that an honest man of the quality of General Estrella Sadhalá deserves, who defended democracy in difficult times.
The president ended with a tour of the room, accompanied by relatives of Major General Estrella Sadhalá and other personalities.
The Vice President Raquel Peña participated; the president of the Senate, Eduardo Estrella; the Administrative Minister of the Presidency, José Ignacio Paliza; and the Administrative Deputy Minister of the Presidency, Igor Rodríguez.
Also the directors, from Proindustria, Ulises Rodríguez; from Edenorte, Andrés Cueto; Governor Rosa Santos; Deputy Francisco Díaz García, Father Serafín Coste Polanco, among others.