The President of the Nation, Alberto Fernandez, held a meeting with the main businessmen of the country, in which, among other topics, the situation of the Government’s negotiations with the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
At the luncheon held in the Eva Pern Hall of the government compound, the economists offered to accompany the leader to international tours and they expressed some measures that the government should impose after the elections. The meeting between Alberto Fernandez and the entrepreneurs lasted 3 hours.
According to statements from a government source to Infobae, at the meeting some of the businessmen raised questions about Alberto Fernandez on the accompaniment of Together for Change, to endorse an agreement strategy in the negotiation with the IMF.
In this sense, the head of state informed them that within the Frente de Todos there are different positions due to the agreement with the international entity, but they agree that there is only one negotiation strategy.
In turn, the president asked economists for support to achieve the best possible agreement with the IMF and to be able to strengthen the position of the Executive regarding the negotiations carried out by the Minister of Economy, Martn Guzmn.
Regarding other issues, the businessmen asked Fernndez two issues to incorporate into your government post-election project, the need to eliminate the ban on layoffs and double severance pay, because it creates problems for new investments.
Who were at lunch
In addition to the president, on behalf of the Executive, the Chief of Cabinet, Juan Manzur; the president of the Chamber of Deputies, Sergio Massa; and the Minister of the Interior, Eduardo Wado de Pedro.
While the businessmen present were Javier Madanes (Aluar and Fate), Alejandro Simn (Grupo Sancor Seguros), Hugo Eurnekian (Corporacin Amrica), Marcelo Mindlin (Pampa Energa), Francisco De Narvez (Grupo De Navez), Jorge Brito (Banco Macro ), Juan Martn de la Serna (Free Market) and Marcos Bulgheroni (PAE).
Before the end of the meeting, the Government and the businessmen agreed that these meetings are part of a systemic and orderly process and they agreed that the next step should be to incorporate union representatives in these meetings.