President Luis Abinader said that 95% of the works left by the past government “had a legal knot” when explaining the reason for the slow completion and delivery of the same.
Prior to the opening ceremony of a road section of the El Limón community, which gives access to El Morrón beach, in Samaná, the President explained that the works exceed 25% of the execution budget allowed by law.
“I already said, informed, that the Las Terrenas hospital that had years to finish, I was there and visited it, and we are finishing it, we have advanced it, but like 25 percent of the works that we inherited , it had a legal knot, in the sense that more than 25 percent had gone over the budget, which prevented us from continuing. “
He indicated that the Government is looking for a legal way to “finish it and do it quickly.”
He assured that these works are impacting the development of Samaná with the generation of jobs and the increase in tourists in the area.
He explained that more than 40 works are being carried out in tourist areas and in the case of Samaná a large cruise ship project and a dock will soon be announced.
Stressed that the El Limón bridge It has not been possible to deliver for the same reasons “as you have seen, they have been progressing not at the speed we want but we hope that the next two months will already make an important leap to inaugurate it soon”.
He emphasized that works that for the first time works that had been stopped for a year in the Samaná province are advancing and ending “even with all those legal problems.”