The Peruvian President Martín Vizcarra announced yesterday the creation of a commission that will discuss a political reform that will address parliamentary immunity and preferential voting, among other issues.
“Vizcarra affirmed that ‘a political reform is his next step’ after the referendum on Sunday, December 9, 2018, in which Peruvians supported the changes proposed by the government in the judicial and political systems”, El Comercio reported.
This commission will address the regulation of financing of political parties, parliamentary immunity, preferential vote, among other proposals.
Vizcarra recalled that in his message to the Congress on July 28 this year, he said he would lead the changes that the country needs. “And that requires dialogue with all the powers of the State, and at all levels of government,” he added, according to El Comercio.
“The President informed that he has convened a meeting to the presidents of the Congress, the Judicial Power and the Constitutional Court, in order to move quickly in the implementation of the reforms and adopt the following steps in a coordinated manner”, the aforementioned media explained.
He also thanked the people for their massive participation in the referendum and also mentioned the creation of a National Board of Justice.
Next week the president will initiate dialogue with political forces “to give better and faster answers to the needs of all Peruvians,” in his own words.
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