the Government celebrated the decision deputies to approve the idea of cooking pension reform presented by the CEO.
The decision was made today in court, where the MPs left 84 votes for and 64 against the support of deputies of Christian democracy, radical party and independent that existed to those off Chile Let's go.
In that line, the president Sebastián Piñera valued parliamentary decisions through social networks and kept it "prioritized pensioners' welfare over political interests".
In the same line, Minister of Labor, Nicolás Monckeberg, he assured it is "an important step for Chile and for Chileans. Especially for the 1.6 million most vulnerable pensioners in our country. "
"I thank the parliamentarians who have voted to think of our older adults who are leaving the legitimate political differences," he added.
I appreciate and appreciate a majority of deputies who approved #ReformaPensiones of our governments and priority welfare pensioners x on political interests. Reform improves pensions of 1.6 mm by Pilar Solidario and 1 mm middle class, women and older are not worthy https://t.co/r0HzqaUGjM
– Sebastian Piñera (@sebastianpinera) May 16, 2019
Parliamentarians of Christian Democracy who were fundamental to the approval of the project. They had requested several conditions to give their support, including the creation of a state entity who takes responsibility for 4 percent of the additional income.
In this line, Finance Minister, Felipe Larraín, said that "what we have said is that there will be a new and unique public entity that will be responsible for the issue. The exact way that this will be, we have to analyze it, discuss it and then we will raise it, but it is our decision".
However, it will not be "a state AFP," the minister explained, asking if it could be similar to the pension fund to which he replied that "that's what we just analyze".