Michael Romero Sotelo was sworn in this Monday, May 9, as the new mayor of Lime Metropolitan. During his first speech as mayor, he expressed his intention to generate dialogue with the three powers of the State for the benefit of citizens.
“My commitment is to promote a broad process of dialogue with all the powers of the State. Because the city needs not only to improve the administration, but also the coordination with the national sector that has the necessary resources to be able to complete the works that the capital needs”, he indicated.
Likewise, he showed his predisposition to coordinate with the multiple actors during the short period that remains in force for his management, in order to continue carrying out projects that the capital’s population needs.
“There is no time to lose. In these eight months ahead of us, it is our purpose to continue promoting the necessary projects to improve the quality of life of the population. This requires, from all of us, a high level of dialogue, coordination, agreement and execution of the multiple actors that we are gathered here,” he said.
The swearing-in ceremony was attended by vacated former mayor of Lima Jorge Munoz and the president of Congress, Maria del Carmen Alva. During the same event, Joseph Christopher Paredes del Alcázar assumed the position of alderman of Lima to fill the vacancy left by the now mayor.
Promises towards the end of the administration
The new mayor of Metropolitan Lima promised that the works that began during Jorge Muñoz’s administration, such as the Monitor oval and the extension of the Metropolitan to the north, will be completed.
In addition, he mentioned the need to conclude the grouping of the districts of Lima into five zones of similar size. At another point, Romero Sotelo pointed out the importance of generating a multimodal road structure since in two years the port of Chancay.