Electricity pact still on track, top official says
Santo Domingo.- The coordination team for the Electric Pactheaded by presidency chief of staff Gustavo Montalvo and Economic and SocialCouncil (CES) president monsignor Agripino Nunez announced progress after a meetingheld Tuesday.
"The Dominican government has made every effort tofinalize the signing of this agreement and from the first day the governmentteam has provided complete and total support to this process, in compliancewith the provisions of the National Development Strategy," Montalvo said.
He said the Government has provided the information to the politicalparties, business organizations and social groups that had requested it, sentto the CES in November and December.
Montalvo said the documents have been delivered as they arecollected and processed, though some information requested weren’t available,but is processed as a result of the motion, while others have been posted onthe websites of government agencies for months.
"I want to reiterate how important it is for theGovernment and Dominican society maintain any agenda of a particular sector on themargins of the pact. It’s the responsibility of all to prevent contaminating thisexercise in democracy with political agendas. Each one of us who participates inthis process must rise up to the historic responsibility we are addressing.”