Héctor Valer, congressman from Democratic Peru, announced that the President of the Republic, peter castlewill appoint a new holder in the Ministry of Agrarian Development and Irrigation (Midagri), who currently leads the Minister Javier Arcethe same one who has been questioned for not consigning—before taking office—his legal proceedings in his affidavit, as well as his lack of experience in the sector.
Last Friday, Héctor Valer would have entered the Government Palace from 8:10 p.m. to 9:08 p.m. The appointment agreed with the president peter castle it was to suggest the change of the owner of the Midagri. This, according to the congressman’s own publication on social networks, after attaching the record of visits to the Presidency.
“During yesterday’s meeting, with President Pedro Castillo, on behalf of the National Federation of Livestock Entrepreneurs of Peru, we asked him to change the Minister of Agriculture, (Javier) Arce; the answer was that by Tuesday at the latest there will be a new minister”wrote the former head of the PCM on his Twitter account.
The initiative of the parliamentarian of Democratic Peru comes after the head of Midagri confirmed that he was in prison and that he has complaints against him when he served as a social leader.
Last Friday the Congressman Héctor Valer spoke about the transcription of audios involving businessman Zamir Vilaverde and former minister Juan Silvawho would have colluded to benefit companies with tenders from Provías Descentralizado and Provías Nacional, entities attached to the Ministry of Transport and Communications (MTC).
The legislator indicated that “the full weight of the law” should fall if the veracity of the material is confirmed. “What I can tell you is that if there are audios that are full proof of some corruption, let the full weight of the law fall on them, because we are not here to cover up or shield people who could be involved in a network of corruption,” expressed before the press.