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Peru's President: Internet will be a right, not a service

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17:00 | Lima, Jul. 28.

The new President of the Republic Pedro Castillo on Tuesday announced that internet connectivity will be a right, not a service, adding that innovation at schools will be a priority for his Government.

Within this framework, the Head of State pointed out that his administration will work on the implementation of 800 institutions for technical secondary education.

On the other hand, the top official announced that food services will be guaranteed at the initial, primary, and secondary levels, prioritizing the preparation of meals with nutritious local products.

"At the same time, economic resources will be inserted to strengthen and develop local agriculture," he stressed.

Free admission to universities

Furthermore, the President said that a policy of free admission to universities and higher education centers will be gradually boosted.

Mr. Castillo also argued that this free entry system works well in other countries and believes the same will happen in Peru.

Moreover, he pointed out that the technical training of students in the last 3 years of secondary education will also be boosted.


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Published: 7/28/2021
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