Contrary to his words and actions, he is Government of Mexico contained in Budget project of the Federation for the fiscal year 2024 in the area of “Investment programs and projects” the purchase of a presidential aircraft, the planned and requested cost of which is over 6,370 million pesos.
The Minister of Defense (SEDENA) put in Investment acquisition program as part of the operations and development of the Mexican Air Force, the purchase of one Strategic transport aircraft for use by the President and the General Staff.
The inconsistency of the government causes unrest in society
According to the former deputy and economist Mario Di Costanzo in your personal account Twitter broadcast and questioned that the Secretariat for National Defense (SEDENA) has requested the purchase of an aircraft worth 6,370,000,977,714 pesos for 2024 as a strategic means of presidential transportation, which has caused negative reactions from people on social networks given “the incongruity of its actions by the federal government.” , they emphasize.
The description details that it is an aircraft and equipment, with the estimated cost equal to the amortized current of the current value of the aircraft (P637.1 million) and equipment (P560.7 million).
“The leasing horizon (15 years) takes into account average annual payments of 45 million pesos for operations and maintenance and annual leasing payments between 4.6 million pesos and 451.4 million pesos,” reads the document sent, which YOU CAN VIEW HERE.
One of Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s campaign promises, which he kept during his time in office, was that he would sell the presidential aircraft used by Enrique Peña Nieto, as he said it was a luxury due to its purchase, maintenance and operation.
López Obrador always refused to purchase a new aircraft or use the aircraft already owned by the government. That’s why he traveled on commercial aircraft during his first four years in office, which changed after his third COVID-19 infection. Since then he has used aircraft from the Mexican Army and Air Force.
Faced with President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s refusal to use the presidential aircraft purchased from former President Enrique Peña Nieto, he sold it to the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan in April this year.