Prime Minister Salvador del Solar affirmed the Executive Branch has a solid and serious commitment towards the fight against corruption
carried out by Peruvian justice, concerning the Odebrecht case involving bribe payments to former government officials
In this sense, the cabinet chief explained the Government currently assesses the allocation of extra budget to the Public Ministry, as requested by Lava Jato Case
Special Prosecution Group Coordinator Rafael Vela.
Likewise, the high-ranking official recalled that —over a month ago— the Public Ministry received an extra S/24.5 million (around US$7.42 million) as requested.
"The Executive Branch will continue to provide the necessary tools to the justice institutions in order to leave those illegal practices behind," Del Solar said.
Remarks were made during a cabinet meeting session.