San Salvador, Nov 13 (EFE) .- Salvadoran President Salvador Sanchez Ceren said today that the entrepreneurs of that Central American country are "willing to support a fiscal agreement that provide economic security to the country. "
" There are still pending transformations in our development agenda, but I am sure that you (employers) are willing to work to achieve a fiscal agreement for the benefit of the country, "said the president.
Sánchez Cerén invited the private company to" join the efforts of his government with different sectors of society for the creation of a fiscal agreement that will boost the economy of the country and guarantee the well-being of Salvadoran families. "
The head of State indicated that the The recent approval of the reform of the pension system is a "significant fact, since it allowed to relieve the pressure of public finances and ensure a decent future for the retired ".
Likewise, the president reiterated" the will of his government to continue implementing measures to consolidate the advances that the country has registered up to now, and that are recognized by international organizations such as the World Bank. "
" We must add wills, because it is demonstrated that it is possible to agree on important issues for the country how to generate more and better jobs, "he added.
Sánchez Cerén gave these words during his speech at the National Encounter of Private Enterprise 2017 (ENADE), which was held this Monday in a hotel in the Salvadoran capital.
El Salvador experienced a crisis in its public finances in 2016 that took it to the verge of defaulting on its short-term or Letras debt. of the Treasury (Letes), and last April the Government reached the cessation of the payment of 56 million dollars to the Administrators of Pension Funds.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) It demands the Central American country a fiscal pact to sign a precautionary agreement that helps the nation to straighten its financial situation.