According to the deputy, “all this is detailed in a report from the National Directorate of Cultural Heritage of the Ministry of Culture, on the urgent pending corrections required by the Cathedral.”
“You have to give them a lesson to corrupt companies, though have not yet been sentenced, What citizens we should give them a smoral sanction and point them out before the public opinionas what they are: Corrupt”, said the ddeputy Mayín Correa in the National Assemblythis Wednesday during the incident periodreferring to the works of restoration of the Metropolitan Cathedral.
“I see as a positive initial step, that Attorney General’s Office have started the iinvestigations for determine the civil liabilities that correspond to the consortium, by failures in the restoration of the Cathedral”explained Belt.
According to the deputy, “allor this it details a report of the National Directorate of Cultural Heritage of the Ministry of Cultureabout the urgent pending corrections required by the Cathedral”.
“A lots of criticize this House because they say that we do nothing against corruption”said the deputy and referred to a project that seeks to “disable to hire with the Condition at pnatural or legal persons that they have been convicted of corruption.
“I propose that we improve that project to reform the current law of Public contracts which only allows you to disable companies to contract with the State that have been sentenced”, he concluded.
The deputy mentioned that “in 2017the government of Juan Carlos Varela contracted the restoration of the Metropolitan Cathedral, with the consortiumLa Antigua’, made up of ‘Ortiz Construcciones y Proyectos, SA, Construcciones Zubillaga, SA., and the “International Construction and Design Company SA”.
The construction site was supposedly “delivered” in 2018. However, they have come to light a series of irregularitieswhich is necessary to mention”, added the deputy
Correa stated that “the authorization of the automatic elevator system is missing, there are cracks and crevices main altarpiece, there are leaks and varnish on the sacristy window, ventilation, bad odors in the north tower bathroom; leaks in the central nave, discoloration of sheets in choir windows, bad plaster on the wall above the altarpieceor, moths in the altar sector and others”. G/C
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