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Peru's President: Government's General Policy focuses on 10 key pillars

09:59 | Lima, Oct. 17.

The President of the Republic Pedro Castillo has defined the Government's General Policy for the 2021-2026 period —through Supreme Decree No. 164-2021-PCM— which establishes the 10 key pillars of his Government, including short, medium, and long-term projections for Peru in its bicentennial year.

Said regulation covers topics such as improvement of quality of life for all Peruvians, additional doses of COVID-19 vaccines, the fight against citizen insecurity, productive technical education, the strengthening of decentralization based on dialogue, the strengthening of the national industry, among other goals.

As indicated in the document, the Government's General Policy shall be immediately applicable and enforceable by all bodies in the Executive Branch, regional and local governments, and its affiliated bodies within the framework of its powers.

The pillars of the Government's General Policy for the 2021-2026 period are interconnected with one another and coincide with the ones of the State policies, which cover the lines of action for their implementation.

Below are the 10 key pillars introduced by the Government within the framework of Peru's Bicentennial:

First pillar: Creation of welfare, social protection, and food security.

Second pillar: Reactivation of the economy and productive activities carried out in agricultural and rural areas.

Third pillar: Promotion of science, technology, and innovation.

Fourth pillar: Restoration and strengthening of learning at primary, higher, and technical-productive education levels with a territory-based approach.

Fifth pillar: Decentralization, strengthening of institutions and civil service.

Sixth pillar: Strengthening of the democratic system, public safety, as well as the fight against corruption, drug trafficking, and terrorism.

Seventh pillar: Efficient management of risks and threats to rights of people and their environment.

Eighth pillar: Government and digital transformation with equity.

Ninth pillar: Management of national, autonomous, democratic, social, and decentralized international relations.

Tenth pillar: Intercultural State for the promotion of cultural diversity.

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Published: 10/17/2021
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