The vice president of the Republic, María Alejandra Vicuña, would continue to lead the process of popular consultation on the initiative of President Lenin Moreno and the Casa para Todos plan in the social area, according to the secretary of the Policy, Miguel Carvajal.
Yesterday, in the afternoon, a meeting of ministers was planned in which some suggestions could be made regarding the functions of Vicuña.
Meanwhile, in the space of the Informa Government, President Moreno thanked the assembly members that “regardless of their political positions, they voted according to their convictions and conscience.”
Described Vicuña as an honest, capable and progressive woman, adding that “with this designation, and based on democratic institutions, we have closed a difficult and painful time for the country.”
Vicuña attended yesterday the change of guard that takes place on the balcony of Carondelet Palace and did not offer statements to the press.
Moreno took advantage of the space of accountability to report that he continued to dispatch, despite the mishap on the right side of his body that he suffered last week when he burned himself with hot water.
The president emphasized that economic and labor measures do not respond to labor flexibilization or precariousness. “It is about understanding and recognizing that sectors such as tourism, agriculture, aquaculture, floriculture, livestock, art and construction require seasonal jobs at certain times,” he added.
Moreno reported that the Central Bank of Ecuador presented the figures for the third quarter of 2017. The economy grew by 3.8%, in relation to the third quarter of 2016.
“The economy is improving. It gets moving again, “he said, by ensuring that the generation of employment with decent work is the priority of the Government. (I)