Salvadoran Congress approves funds for stage I of the Pacific Airport

The Legislative Assembly reformed with the votes of Nuevas Ideas, GANA, PCN and PDC, the 2022 Budget Law, to incorporate $12 million into the Ministry of Public Works (MOP) for the construction of stage I of the Pacific International Airport.

The $12 million come from tax collection and the fight against tax evasion carried out by the Ministry of Finance.

According to the Executive, it was necessary to carry out the budget reform because the megaproject «is of vital importance», because it will boost the economic, social and tourist development of the eastern part of El Salvador.

The budget reform proposal is in tune with the Law for the Construction, Administration, Operation and Maintenance of the Pacific International Airport.