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ALBA-TCP agreed on route for Development Cooperation Agency

The executive secretary of ALBA-TCP assured that it is time for the cooperation of the regional bloc to take an organic institutional form

Delegates from the countries of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America-Peoples' Trade Treaty (ALBA-TCP) agreed on the route for the creation of the bloc's Development Cooperation Agency.

The information was given on Tuesday by the executive secretary of the alliance, Jorge Arreaza, through his account on the social network Prensa Latina.

“Fulfilling the mandate of the ALBA-TCP Summit of Heads of Government on April 23, representatives of the ten member countries in matters of cooperation agree on the route for the creation of the ALBA-TCP Development Cooperation Agency,” Indian.

During his speech at the meeting, Arreaza highlighted the achievements of the alliance thanks to the collaboration between the member states for the well-being of the people.

In addition, he stated that the objective of the Agency "is that we can attract resources for recovery, resources from the countries of our Alliance and resources that countries and organizations in the world have at their disposal and that have shown interest in helping our region." .

The executive secretary of ALBA-TCP assured that it is time “for this cooperation to take an organic institutional form.”

“How important it would be if, with our own capabilities, we had today, for example, a cargo helicopter that would go to Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, to Grenada; How important it would be to have trained personnel, equipment, and collection centers. This could be one of the great projects of the Cooperation Agency,” he said.

Coping with complexities as a region

For his part, the president of Banco del Alba, Raúl Li Causi, expressed that the Agency can contribute to attracting cooperation at all levels and “in the most appropriate modalities that complement our strengths and help reduce the complexities that we face as region".

“The Development Cooperation Agency ALBA-TCP It is the tool that our líder"They have been put at the service of the people of the ALBA countries," he highlighted.

In turn, the Foreign Minister of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Yván Gil, stressed that the bloc is a regional political space that has made progress in terms of development cooperation.

"ALBA-TCP “It has the greatest experience in cooperation and investment for development because each and every one of our countries has been actors, we have been executors, beneficiaries, we have been donors for development projects,” stated the chancellor.

Likewise, he reiterated that they have experience in a model of cooperation, of real union, which gives them an advantage to "present ourselves on the new world stage."

For his part, the Vice President of Planning of Venezuela, Ricardo Menéndez, considered that the Agency can represent a pillar to face the challenges to come and "generate antidotes against the aggressions that our people have suffered."

Menéndez declared that the Agency can also be seen as the engine for the creation of logistics that help face the consequences of climate, serving populations affected by natural disasters, among other aspects that provide solutions for all humanitarian issues.

sourceAgencies

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