Said and done. As he had informed two days ago, this Tuesday, the President (e) of Venezuela, Juan Guaidó, announced some government designations to advance the political offensive and continue on the path to protect the country and its assets. The first announcement was the appointment of Carlos Jordá, as CEO of CITGO.
“With part of the board of directors of the National Assembly (AN) and the Energy and Petroleum Commission of the Parliament, we appointmented the CEO of CITGO to safeguard and protect that asset, to put it at the service of Venezuela. Also, to begin the corresponding audits of last 20 years of management of that corporation”.
Carlos Jordá is a chemical engineer with 48 years of experience in the oil industry. He was President of PDV América, President of the Board of Directors of CITGO in the period 2000-2003, Director of Maraven and Lagoven, among other positions.
The AN President also said that one of the main elements of the designations he will continue making and announcing has been to “protect Venezuela, protect its assets so that Maduro’s regime does not continue to plunder the nation.”
He said that in the next few days he will appoint the High Commissioner for Economic Development; Foreign Relations; Humanitarian Aid; Health and Education and Human Rights Organization.
The Presidential Advisory Commission for the Renegotiation of Public Debt, was the second government announcement that President (e) Guaidó reported.
This Commission is made up by the President of the Central Bank of Venezuela, Ricardo Villasmil; the representative of PDVSA, Alejandro Grisanti; the representative of the Presidency to the Inter-American Development Bank, Ricardo Hausmann; the representative of the AN, Omar Barboza; the president of the Parliament’s Finance Commission, Carlos Paparoni; the Attorney General of the Republic, José Ignacio Hernández; and Deputy Luis Silva.
“This Commission exists to protect Venezuela, to protect it from the indebtedness where the regime sank us indiscriminately. This commission will be rendering accounts to the country. ”
AN will continue in session
The President in charge of the country and the national Parliament ratified that from the AN they will continue to comply with the Constitution, as far as the issue of legislative recess is concerned, and which is provided for in article 219 of the Magna Carta.
He emphasized that if necessary and in extraordinary sessions, the necessary mechanisms will be implemented to carry out the work and the duty entrusted to them by the people of Venezuela.
“Parliament will continue to function, we will continue to exercise our functions. Of course we will have extraordinary sessions during this period, the Delegate Commission will be installed, but we will also comply with the Constitution. There is a recess established by the Constitution, but the Delegate Commission will always keep active and with extraordinary sessions called on by the commission”.
He announced that on Tuesday, August 20, the AN will have an extraordinary session; ratifying in this way the fulfillment of the Magna Carta.
“Yesterday (Monday, August 12) the conductor of the Wednesday gossip program (referring to Diosdado Cabello) was trying to make it look like it was a vacation (the legislative break). Those who are vacations and do not attend the people of Venezuela is the regime”.
On the claims of the regime to dissolve Parliament, he said that they fear the political cost that that action implies.