Minister of Government while presiding over a dialogue with representatives of the Transport Union on June 1, 2022. Photo: Courtesy of the Ministry of Government
The Minister of Government, Francisco Jimenez, has announced that the tables of dialogue with the Carriers’ Union will be restored to address the needs and conflicts that have arisen in the sector. This was stated by the Ministry of Government in a statement dated Wednesday, June 1, 2022.
Through a dialogue with representatives of the Federation of Heavy, Light, Tourist, Inter-Provincial, Institutional and Taxi Transport and Cooperatives, Jimenez is committed. To solve the problem Which is presented in the Transport Guild.
The issues discussed at the meeting were: Credit distributionCompensatory measures to increase fuel, such as exemption from tariffs and setting a tariff floor.
Today we are restoring the table of dialogue with representatives and managers of transport federations and cooperatives across the country.
No doubt, dialogue opens the way! We have created a roadmap that allows us to systematically address the needs of this sector. https://t.co/TPPzu6RSnI
– Francisco Jimenez S. (Panchozymenez) June 1, 2022
“We are in this dialogue to address their problems and the needs of the people of Ecuador in an orderly and coordinated manner. We are not leaving the country’s carriers alone, ”the minister said.
Transport Minister on his behalf. Marcelo CabreraHe also spoke about the work done by the sector in the past, where he said that “various requests from transporters have been met with appropriate companies.”
Also, the President of the National Chamber of Urban Transport of Ecuador (Fenatu). Miguel Angel GuamanThanks to the dialogs created to meet the demand for transportation services.
“All conversations are positive when they lead to a goal. We are the people who want to sensitize the government to improve the situation of about 12,000 colleagues who need help,” Guaman said.
Also President of the National Federation of Inter-Provincial Transport Cooperatives (Fenakotip), Abel GomezThe government has demanded payment of USD 80 million in arrears and urged the authorities to strengthen road safety.