President Martin Vizcarra on Friday urged regional authorities to stand firm in the fight against corruption
in order to avoid repeating the story based on governors and mayors imprisoned for committing this crime.
"(…) For that reason, I invite, ask, and urge you to stand firm in the fight against corruption
. That will make the difference," the Head of State expressed.
"We must do it firmly. Impunity
generates a lot of damage since it promotes corruption
," he added.
Furthermore, the statesman pointed out one of the ways to accomplish this task is by increasing transparency
and informing about the decisions made, not only to institutions in charge of verifying the correct use of State resources,
but also to civil society and the general population.
enables us to be vigilant regarding the resources which belong to all Peruvians," President Vizcarra said.
He also reaffirmed his request to local and regional authorities to complete the projects and works
started by former administrations, namely those that had experienced significant progress.
"The idea is to prioritize projects that will truly generate progress and development
in each one of your regions," the Head of State concluded.