The First Vice President and Minister of Economy and Digital Transformation, Nadia Calviño, declared this Friday in Pamplona that with the mobilization of Sareb homes for affordable rentals, part of the cost of the bank bailout from 12 years ago, when it governed, will be returned to citizens the PP. “Since we took control of Sareb, we are mobilizing the homes and land with the aim of returning to society part of what the bank bailout entailed 12 years ago, with good management”, indicated the minister. Regarding the growth forecasts for Spain, she has highlighted that all the organizations are reviewing it upwards. “We are going to be one of the engines of growth and progress”, she said, adding that inflation has been reduced and the public deficit and debt have been reduced. “One of the first axes of government policy is fiscal responsibility,” she explained.
He has also defended an economic policy of “protection and progress”, against “the models of cuts and precariousness”. Thus, he has valued the labor reform, which “improves the conditions of workers and gives flexibility to employers”, as well as the revaluation of pensions. On the other hand, Calviño has highlighted that Navarra is a “fundamental economic engine” of Spain and that it is leading the transformation in the country and in Europe.
Calviño has participated in an informative breakfast of the Socialist Party of Navarra (PSN) in Pamplona to present the economic proposals included in its electoral program for the next legislature, together with the general secretary of the PSN and president of the regional government, María Chivite, and the Socialist candidate for Mayor of Pamplona and Minister of Economy and Finance of the Navarrese Government, Elma Saiz.
According to the minister, “the axes and characteristics of the Government of Navarra are closely aligned with those of the Government of Spain in recent years, with good public management and responsible fiscal management.” Calviño highlighted that “Navarra is the community that is receiving the most foreign investment” and that “some of the most important strategic projects in the country are being led in this community.”
The minister has stated that it is currently a time of “intense change” and “enormous uncertainty”, in which leadership is more important than ever, who is in charge of governments. In this sense, she has pointed out that during the pandemic “measures were taken quickly and effectively to respond to the challenges”, just as measures are being taken now to “mitigate the impact of the war on the population”. “President Sánchez has shown that he does not sit still in the face of problems,” she said.
For her part, María Chivite stated that “economic development is inconceivable without social development” and has defended “the strength of the public sphere, creating a positive and effective ecosystem.” Thus, she has advocated the model of an “innovative society”. “Our economic and social model sets us apart, it is useful to face transformational challenges and it does not lose sight of people”, she underlined.
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