Presidential plane Peru It will go on sale to raise money to be spent on health and education, announced Wednesday President Pedro Castillo During his first 100 days in power.
“We will sell Air Force One,” he said. Castillo At the gathering held in the main square of HuamangaAyacucho, the capital of the southern Andean region.
Before that, the president announced a bill to prevent officials from traveling abroad First grade.
I have been able to notice that some public servants enjoy many privileges. For this reason, I will now sign a rule that prohibits any official from flying in first class. In the government of the people, officials travel like any other citizen of the country.”
Thus, Castillo follows in the footsteps of other leftist presidents of Latin America, such as Mexican Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, who has not yet found a buyer for the luxury Boeing 787 that was acquired by former President Felipe Calderon and used by his predecessor. In his position, Enrique Peña is a grandson.
Unlike modern presidential planes MexicoAnd the plane that was his boss Peru It’s simple and old Boeing 737-528Acquired by the former president in 1994 Alberto Fujimori (1990-2000).
The late ex-president Alan Garcia (1985-1990 and 2006-2011) he actually tried unsuccessfully during his second term after the “Party Plane” scandal carried out by a group of drunk officials during an official tour of Spain.
in previous administrations Castillo There have been proposals for a new presidential aircraft with greater flight autonomy that would allow authorities to travel without making many technical layovers, as is the case with the current aircraft.
With information from EFE
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