President Nicolás Maduro demanded that the head of the communal portfolio reactivate the National Fund Service of People’s Power (Sofonapp), which is out of service. “It is unacceptable and counterrevolutionary that the fund for the communes is closed”
The Venezuelan ruler Nicholas Maduro He referred this Wednesday to the results of the last elections that took place in Colombia, which will be decided on June 19 between the candidates Gustavo Petro (Historic Pact) and Rodolfo Hernández (League of Anticorruption Governors).
In this sense, the president assured that whoever is the winner in the elections, his administration only wants “peace and cooperation” with the neighboring country. “Peace and brotherhood is what we want with Colombia. We will make it”.
“I hope that whoever wins there understands that the healthiest thing is that we Venezuelans have good relations, hopefully (…) Then hopefully things will go the way of tranquility and peace,” he said.
During a day of “good communal government”, Maduro assured that they hope to be able to reestablish relations.
The Chavista administration broke diplomatic relations with Iván Duque in February 2019, after the government of the neighboring country recognized Juan Guaidó as “president in charge of Venezuela” and allowed aid to be brought in from its territory, on the border. humanitarian.
Both Petro and Hernández said in their campaign that they will reestablish relations with the Maduro government, due to the economic importance and integration between Venezuela and Colombia.
This Wednesday, measurement studies were released that showed Hernández above Petro by some points in polls, which represented a technical tie two weeks before the elections.
Although the candidate for the Historical Pact dominated the opinion polls from the legislative elections and the primaries, after the first round, the polls place Hernández above him.
On the other hand, the national president ordered the Minister of Communes, Jorge Arreaza, to deepen the financial architecture of popular power, for which he reiterated the need to strengthen the Communal Banks of the national territory.
From the Altos de Lídice sector, located in Caracas, Maduro asked Arreaza to “guarantee resources through articulation” with the Banco Bicentenario del Pueblo, as well as the Microfinance Development Fund (Fondemi).
In this sense, he demanded that the head of the communal portfolio reactivate the National Fund Service of People’s Power (Sofonapp), which is out of service. “It is unacceptable and counterrevolutionary that the fund for the communes is closed,” he said.
“That is unacceptable, it is unnatural, it is counterrevolutionary and it has to end (…) It has to start working, there is no excuse,” he asserted when requesting a proposal to “unlock” the current situation of Safonapp.