The plenary session of Congress of the republic approved to extend the term, for 98 more calendar days, for the presentation of the final report of the commission that investigates the so-called Construction Club and its interference in irregularities within the State.
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Thus, this research group will be able to continue with its investigations on the interference of construction companies in the State to obtain bids and concessions.
When supporting his request before the plenary session, its president, Carlos Almerí (Podemos Peru), said that this extension is necessary to present “A highly qualified job”.
The legislator indicated that the commission has delivered a preliminary report on the matter. As the original deadline had expired, on April 13, the extension would apply from that date, with which the report would be presented before the current one Congress complete its functions.
Almerí pointed out that, over the last few months, officials of all levels and from various entities have been summoned, who have also been consulted about what measures they have adopted in these instances to prevent acts of corruption.
Thus, the extension was approved with 87 votes in favor, none against and nine abstentions. It should be noted that the Investigative Commission of the so-called Construction Club It was installed on October 16 of last year.
#PlenoVirtual | With 87 votes in favor, the extension of the deadline for 75 days was approved for the Multiparty Commission in charge of investigating the alleged commission of crimes in the construction sector from the 1990s to date, to present its final report. pic.twitter.com/N5EsoFZQUr
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The research field of this parliamentary group began in the 1990s and addresses all the instances of the Peruvian State, but it favors the actions of the Ministry of Transport and Communications (MTC).