Despite the progress of cases of contagion of coronavirus in the country the president Andrés Manuel López Obrador He assured that Mexico has an economic strength, there is command and governance in the country.
“It is a matter that we are taking care of with great responsibility and we have the spaces ready if they are needed in health centers, hospitals, doctors, the equipment that is required, medicines, the DN-III plan and the Marine Plan are being prepared. We are prepared, we have resources, all the money that is needed and most importantly, there is organization, there is command, there is governance in the country. ”
“What do I say to people? That they have confidence, we are doing well, we are doing very well economically, we have strength, “said the president in the face of the emergency by the Covid-19.
At a press conference, the head of the Federal Executive recalled that he asked the Bank of Mexico not to use the country’s reserves and reported that as of today, the country’s reserves add up to December 1, 2018, an amount of 10 billion dollars.
“We are respectful of the Bank of Mexico, but I think that in the depreciation of the currency due to the international crisis we do not bet on using reserves, we do not want that and until now we have intact our reserves only what has accumulated in what we had the government totals 10 billion dollars.
López Obrador indicated that the cabinet meeting that he held yesterday at the National Palace “was very good”, and stated that his government is prepared to face Covid-19, and has everything necessary to apply the plan according to the strategy that has been carried out for three months.
“Before other governments in the world and in a professional way, with the leadership of technicians, doctors and scientists and not politicians, or rather politicians or specialists or columnists or radio hosts who are now experts, senators, deputies , etc.
He recalled that this Friday begins the dispersion of the advance for four months of pensions for older adults, and that they total 40 billion pesos, because they are the most vulnerable sector of the population, “and in the face of this epidemic, which they don’t have to go out, they have their resource, they save themselves, because it is the population that would be most affected ”,
“To take care of them and pay attention to the health recommendations, which are pending the information that is transmitted by specialists every day at 7:00 at night.
We are the governments that inform the most and we will continue to do so, ”he added.