After the development of a new carrier strike for Monday 27 of June, the PCM decided to hold an extraordinary session to be held in the government palace from 4 pm this Friday, with the aim of deciding the measures to be taken against the transportation guilds and the increase in gasoline nationwide.
As is known, the carriers’ strike was announced for next July 4th. However, due to unsuccessful talks between the transport unions and the head of the MTC, Juan Barranzuela, the protest measure was brought forward until next Monday, June 27.
This Council of Ministers will be led by Aníbal Torres in the absence of President Pedro Castillo due to his participation in the inauguration of the Chota Bicentennial Hospital.
The most important topic to be discussed in this PCM session is look for solutions and measures to be taken by the Government in the face of the increase in fuel that has been suffered in recent days.
These decisions are also made with the aim of reaching agreements with the leaders of the more than 17 transport unions that are protesting and have announced the detention of functions of more than 400,000 heavy transport buses.
Press conference after the PCM session
In that same line, A press conference has been announced that will take place once the extraordinary meeting of the cabinet led by Aníbal Torres is over. As communicated by Canal N, some provisions related to the strike will be announced to avoid shortages.