President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner received this Thursday, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE (United Arab Emirates) and Ruler of Dubai.
International and domestic flights in and out of Buenos Aires’ Ezeiza airport return to normal after several had been delayed and redirected due to the heavy fog seen this early morning in Buenos Aires.
Senate approves YPF-Repsol deal
The Lower Chamber turn into law the bill of the Executive Power on the agreement reached with Madrid-based Repsol for YPF. The compensation deal for the expropriation of 51 percent of YPF shares was passed today early morning.
Cabinet Chief press round
Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich explained today that the national statistics bureau Indec has interrupted the publication of the poverty index due to “serious methodological problems and the impossibility of connecting it with the Consumer Price Index (IPC),” which made its updating impossible.
Interior and Transport Minister, Florencio Randazzo, highlighted today that "there is a political decision of the President (Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner) to give value to the railroad system".
The Delphos consultancy disclosed that the bonds of the YPF national energy company were the most required by local and international investments, in the last year.
The arrivals and departures of airplanes at Ezeiza international airport were detoured due to the heavy fog on the area.
Cabinet Chief, Jorge Capitanich, considered today that the Penal Code reform "deserves a broad, plural and democratic debate", and highlighted the incorporation of sanctions to juridical persons as well as to companies in order to "avoid economic power abuse".
The federal Government created the Argentine Internet Policy Committee (CPAI), which will be subsumed to the Communications Secretariat and will elaborate “a national strategy regarding the internet and its governance," according to the resolution published on Wednesday in the Official Gazette.
THE PRESIDENT INAUGURATED TRAIN CARS OF SAN MARTIN LINE
President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner during the nationwide radio and television network, remarked that the National Government "is committed to the strategic alliance between the public and the private so the country could flourish and the people could live better and we will keep doing it, despite the placing of spokes in our wheels."