Given the absence of President Luis Arce and the Governor of Santa Cruz, Luis Fernando Camacho, yesterday the National Council of Autonomy was reactivated with the determination to step up the fight against Covid-19 and in addition to recognize Law 1407, which sets out the territorial plans for comprehensive development and community territorial management plans.
Under the leadership of incumbent President David Choquehuanca, the Autonomous Council met for four hours yesterday, as expected, and approved eight points, most of which emphasize the health situation in light of the coronavirus.
As a first point it was stated that “the reactivation of the National Autonomy Council marks the start of the new stage of this coordination body, fully aware of its importance as a special space for political articulation, consultation and agreement that must be permanent”. . “
As agreed, it was stipulated that the Council members “recognize the importance of exercising health responsibility”, also “recognize and congratulate comprehensive measures in the field of health and pandemic control and the provision of vaccines to the whole population”. boliviana from the national government ”.
“The members of the autonomy council agree to work on optimizing a timely, massive and free diagnosis of Covid-19 in the area of its geographical location in coordination with the state government as an upgrade of the use of traditional medicine.”
It is also stated that “the members of the National Autonomous Council propose to take measures aimed at maintaining the full vaccination schedule in public places where the lives of other people are at risk”.
At the meeting, the council raised the questioned rule 1407 of the National Plan for Economic and Social Development 2021-2025 for alleged violation of autonomies.
Item 8 states: “They acknowledge that Law 1407 does not violate the autonomy of the autonomous communities, and they are coordinated by the various levels of government to work on the implementation of the plan for social economic development and economic reconstruction.”
“They will prioritize the actions necessary to prepare territorial plans for comprehensive development and territorial management plans of the community,” he says.
At the end of the meeting, which brought together the central government, governors and representatives of municipalities, indigenous autonomies and the regional autonomy of the Chaco, the incumbent President Choquehuanca recognized the importance of the conclave.
“Today in this 11th session we showed the Bolivian people that their leaders are able to reach an agreement and work together to empower the country with concrete action,” he said.
This meeting took place after three years.
Camacho’s absence is disrespect
The Minister of the Presidency, María Nela Prada, said yesterday that the members of the National Council of Autonomies announced the absence of the Governor of Santa Cruz, Luis Fernando Camacho, in the XI. Meeting described as lack of respect.
The governors present, the representatives of the community associations, the representatives of the rural indigenous peoples’ autonomists announced that, in their opinion, it was a lack of respect for everyone present, “he said in an interview on the Bolivian program. Priming plano” TV.
The Authority noted that the conclusion took into account the fact that all participants made an effort to be present at the meeting despite having roles and responsibilities.