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Peru President: Gov't to focus on creating jobs, reinvigorating economy

16:29 | Lima, May. 1.

The Peruvian Government's axes will be to generate employment with rights, reinvigorate the economy, as well as fight corruption and insecurity, President Martin Vizcarra affirmed Tuesday.

The Head of State held a meeting with Prime Minister Cesar Villanueva on Labor Day.

On Wednesday, Villanueva will head to Congress in order to set out his administration's guidelines and request a confidence vote.

"Along with the Prime Minister, I'm putting the finishing touches on the Cabinet's presentation before Congress," Vizcarra posted on Twitter.

Within this framework, he pointed out some of the Peruvian Government's priorities include generating jobs with rights, reinvigorating the economy, fighting corruption and insecurity, as well as improving education and health services in the Inca country.

It must be noted Parliament has convened a plenary session for Wednesday at 9:30 AM (local time) to receive Villanueva and his Cabinet sworn in on April 2.

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Published: 5/1/2018
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