Yesterday, during the accreditation ceremony of the main national authorities that will part of the National Assembly, for the next four years, it was evident the preponderance of the ruling party Alianza PAIS (AP), which pleased the president, who in his speech last night, highlighted the importance of the achieved support for the approval of laws.
This was confirmed by reelected Assembly member Virgilio Hernandez (AP), who said he will work “with an agenda and a permanently connected schedule with the government” and announced the approval of at least eight laws that will serve to validate the political project of good living, such as the new Social Security Act, the Criminal and Health codes, Land Use law, Biodiversity and Seeds, the Water Resources Law and Communications Law.
Delivery of credentials
Last night, at a ceremony held in the Sucre National Theatre, the National Electoral Council (CNE for its Spanish acronym) gave the credentials to reelected President Rafael Correa, his vice president, Jorge Glas, fifteen national assembly members, six assembly members that represent foreign countries and five for the Andean Parliament.
The first to be appointed were the fifteen national assembly members, of whom eight are from AP. The rest is divided between CREO, PSC, MPD-PK, PSP and SUMA movements.
Then, the six assembly members representing foreign countries, all from AP. Finally, the five assembly members of the Andean Parliament, of whom four belonged to the ruling party.
The only thing left is the accrediting of provincial assembly members, whom as for the moment, 100 out of 137, are from Alianza PAIS.