Caracas, 28 Abr. AVN.- Just two weeks after being elected as president of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro delivers on his promise to restructure and rectify the Revolution to cut red tape, corruption and disorder and achieve greater efficiency and effectiveness in the governance, as set out by the Plan of the Country from 2013 to 2019.
Since last Thursday, President Maduro and his entire executive cabinet undertook the street government, as is intended to assess, inspect and gather information about culminated or ongoing works, services and operation of agencies and state enterprises.
With this new policy of direct contact with the people, devised by Commander Hugo Chavez, there will be visits to every state in the country where priority issues will be discussed such as health, education, housing, popular power and security. Thus, it seeks to improve the quality of life of all Venezuelans.
"To start street government tours, I go with all our team to work for the Zulia and Venezuela. Work ... It is the Government of street deployed completely," said President Maduro before traveling to the western state of Zulia.
On Sunday, Maduro and his ministers will sign an deed of commitment with Zulia, which will contain the projects proposed by the cabinet for this region.
Government in Zulia's streets
The president began his Government Street Thursday in Zulia involving entrepreneurs and making a series of economic announcements.
He reported on the creation of the National Currency Savings Fund, in order to attract investment in the country, the adoption of an anti-inflation, supply and productive investment plan that will be supported by the Alba-Mercosur Bicentennial Fund, expansion of Supplementary System for Foreign Currency Administration (SICAD) and the activation, on May 2, of a special currency injection to productive sectors.
He also indicated that the Three-color Neighborhood plan will be reactivated, a program that started in 2009 aimed at structural and physical rehabilitation of neighborhoods in the country.
During his tour in Zulia on Friday, President Maduro inspected the construction of Maracaibo City housing complex, a project developed by the Eugenio Francisco Bustamante parish community councils in the capital of Zulia.
"The people build their own life, their own homes and their own history ... That's the way people should build social communes, productive communes, communes for life, peace territory," said the head of state from the housing complex, covering 16 hectares where 800 townhouses of 72 square meters each will be built.
In the first phase of the project, 200 homes were built for families who were affected by the rainfall of about a year and living at risk.
"Maracaibo City should emerge as a land of peace, free from violence, a socialist territory, where they live in solidarity, mutual support, where they live together as brothers, where children have their spaces for sport, culture and theater groups," said the president.
Maduro, Vice President Jorge Arreaza and other Executive members are active in the region of Zulia, surveying works and working for the people.
On Saturday, Arreaza visited a manufacturer of electrical transformers, as well as the construction of the second bridge over Maracaibo Lake, among other works.
Also, he announced the delivery of 129 million bolivares for construction projects of 922 homes by popular power organizations in the state.
The Sport Minister Alejandra Benitez, inspected the works developed in the Pachencho Romero stadium, the Minister of Correctional Services, Iris Varela, visited Sabaneta Prison, and the Minister for Communication and Information, Ernesto Villegas held a meeting with representatives of alternative media.
People and the Country Plan
President Maduro has urged all people to engage in Street Government to, first, review the needs and problems and, second, immediately realize effective solutions.
The president has repeatedly explained that his management will be developed by touring the country, together with his cabinet, governors and mayors, to learn about the reality and the problems of the regions.
Maduro said the street government works according to everything established in the the plan of the country, designed and made by the leader of the Bolivarian Revolution, Hugo Chavez, which is divided into five strategic objectives: defend, expand and consolidate National Independence, continue construction of Bolivarian socialism of the 21st century, turn Venezuela into a power on social, economic and political, contribute to the development of a new international geopolitics and preserve life on the planet and save the human species.
AVN 28/04/2013 16:01