This Wednesday, August 31, Calabria sent a letter to the President of the Republic, Luis Lacalle Pou, in which he states that “a controversy has arisen over the use of the services of the Police hospital by civilian citizens, alien to life institution of the Ministry, and also, for the use by political positions that, although they are related to the Subsection, do not cease to have that civil status.”
“In my case, on July 1 of this year, I had an ophthalmological consultation. Beyond the results of the public discussion that this fact may generate, considering it an error of assessment, but that can be used at this time to impact the management of the government, in front of me and my family, it is that I come to submit the resignation to the position of director general of the Ministry of the Interior, ”says Calabria in his letter.
In the last hours, MVD Noticias reported that Calabria and his relatives were treated at the Police hospital.
The fact is also generated at a time when the group of senators of the government coalition announced that it will promote the creation of an Investigative Commission referring to the management of the former director general of the Secretariat of the Ministry of the Interior, during the government of the Broad Front and current senator, Charles Carrera.
“I have dedicated my life to public service, devoting my best efforts to improve the lives of my compatriots, and thanks to their trust, I had the opportunity to carry out tasks at the Ministry of the Interior together with the minister, Luis Alberto Heber, and whom was my political leader, Dr. Jorge Larrañaga. Also, I was able to share tasks with the policemen of my country, which represents a great pride”, Calabria sentenced.
a great ruler
For his part, the Minister of the Interior, Luis Alberto Heber, was consulted by the press about Calabria’s decision.
“According to him, he made a mistake and does not want to involve either the government or his party, which proves to be a great ruler, an honest person and a great white man. He will leave a big void, but we respect his decision,” Heber said.
He added: “It sets a high bar in terms of the behavior of the system of politicians in public administration when they hold positions of trust. It is a behavior that is rarely seen.
Heber was also consulted about the swab that was carried out at the Police hospital and replied: “All our secretariat had a swab done when we were in an emergency, that did not mean a cost for the Police hospital, because the hospital and ASSE were financed by the Fund covid”.