Alternatives to face the high cost of fuel and the payment of tolls will be asked of President Gustavo Petro this Friday, September 2 during the sixth Meeting of Freight Transport Entrepreneurs, Fedetranscarga, which takes place in the department of Quindío.
(The incentives that the Government announced for cargo carriers).
Arnulfo Cuervo Aguilera, vice president of the union entity, anticipated that this will be the position they will assume before the head of state, and before the president of the Congress of the Republic, senator Roy Barreras, who plan to meet with the cargo transporters.
The data provided by Cuervo Aguilera indicate that fuels represent 40 percent of operating costs and tolls, 15 percent. The dialogue with President Petro will take place within the framework of the social dialogue proposed by the president.
(The changes that there would be in the issuance of driving licenses).
During the meeting of cargo carriers, the Minister of Transportation, Guillermo Francisco Reyes, ratified the government’s intention to invest in the road corridors that connect the Pacific with the interior of the country.
In the specific case of the department of Quindío, site of the trade union meeting, the government’s projections imply that 6 of the 12 municipalities are connected by a dual carriagewayGovernor Roberto Jairo Jaramillo indicated.
(In Bogotá, 51 billion pesos are invested in mobility projects).
To advance these projects, Minister Reyes has planned a visit to the Cordillera Central pass, in the Cajamarca site, this Friday, September 2.
Finally, Governor Jaramillo thanked the actors in the transportation sector for the role they played in the national strike dialogue tables, which made it possible to reach agreements to restore normalcy in the country.