The economy minister, Sergio Massa, asked today to “stop discussing candidates” and to “not waste time in sterile discussions” and to dedicate himself to solving the country’s problems.
The minister made the statement today during the function of signing various agreements for works in the province of Salta, together with the re-elected governor, Gustavo Saenz, the Minister of Public Works, Gabriel Katopodis and officials of the Palace of Finances.
Massa congratulated Sainz on his recent election victory and praised him for knowing how to “turn the page, put aside electoral matters and throw himself at work, which many people should understand.”
“Resolving problems is far more important than discussing candidature through the media, which is actually a small part of politics,” the minister said.
The minister said, “Understanding that elections are an important part because this is when people express themselves, I believe that our responsibility is to govern every day and not waste time in useless discussions ”
Thus, Sainz’s first meeting after winning re-election was with Massa, with whom he had been friends for years. Governor Saenz thus joined Rolando Figueroa, the victor at Neuquén, and Alberto Verteilneck, the victor at Rio Negro. Saenz also had his first meeting at the national level with the Minister of Economy. Moving on to the next phases of the alliance was slated for October.
“Congratulations on the victory, but I congratulate you more because you know how to turn the page, put the voter aside and get to work, which many people should understand. It is more important to dedicate to To discuss the candidacy through the media, which is actually a small part of politics. So thank you very much,” Massa told him.
Saenz and Massa also made non-reimbursable contributions in terms of the completion of routes in the province, the construction of a gas pipeline, rural production works, disbursements to the Tobacco Fund and other non-reimbursable contributions for training programmers for Argentina. Signed. Program 4.0, among others.
“We value your victory very much and from a personal point of view I also value it very much and I am happy, but I think the most important thing is to predict to the people of Salta that the election is over and we can get on with our work. Today,” the minister said while addressing Sainz.
And he added that tobacco production “is essential for Salta and we have to guarantee that the price, which we often see on the gondola and does not reach the producer, reaches the producer through the administration that the State Tobacco Fund makes ” .
The minister highlighted the construction of road and energy works and stressed that “it is necessary to improve the distribution of gas in northern Argentina.”
“Gas pipeline works are like water and sewage works, they cannot be seen, they go underground, but they are important for improving industrial productivity, federal and economic development of the province,” Massa said.
For his part, Sainz thanked the minister and his team for signing the agreements and pointed out that “there is a government that not only works for the next elections but also thinks about the next generations.”
The governor of Salta congratulated Massa because “he has always had a federalist approach and has supported the works that are important and has listened to all the governors of northern Argentina, regardless of their political persuasion.”