This Tuesday, the President of the Republic, Nicolás Maduro, inaugurated the works built and restored within the framework of the Bicentennial of the Battle of Carabobo and Bolivarian Army Day.
The 30-meter-high work simulates the Liberator's saber, as well as the sculptures that represent the lancers of José Antonio Páez, who led the First Division of the Liberation Army.
“I come to inaugurate this monument fixed in a straight line to the altar of the country and that comes, in a majestic way, in art very of the XXI century to signify the construction, the powerful beams with which we are building the Republic, from now on, towards the future of hope that we will build and achieve ”, emphasized Maduro.
In the Campo de Carabobo Monumental Complex there is also a gallery that honors the heroes and heroines who gave their lives in the name of the freedom of Venezuela.
Among the infrastructure works carried out in Campo de Carabobo, the restoration of the Centennial Arch, Monument to the Guard of the Flag and sculptures of Venezuelan heroes also stands out.
"200 years later, I start the commemoration days of the 200 years of the victory of the Carabobo Campaign, 200 years of the consolidation of Colombia la Grande, of the independence of the Venezuelan people," he stressed.
In the activity, President Maduro made a wreath to the unknown soldier.
The dignitary is accompanied by the first combatant, Cilia Flores, the Executive Vice President, Delcy Rodríguez, representatives of the Executive Power and the Military High Command.