On the day of the national parks they sign decree for economic reactivation

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In the framework of the 50th anniversary of the creation of the National Park System, President Carlos Alvarado sanctioned two legislatures this Monday that aim to reactivate the economy and address the emergency caused by COVID-19 in the Central Pacific Region.

In an activity held in celebration of National Parks Day in the garden of the Presidential House – under the strictest sanitary protocols – the president signed Legislative Decree No. 9892, which changes the management category of the Protected Wild Area and National Refuge of Wildlife to Isla San Lucas National Park.

The second legislation signed by the head of Government was the signing of the reform of Law No. 5100 -which declares the Playas de Manuel Antonio National Recreational Park- and Law No. 8133, which authorizes MINAE to have specific resources to invest in the acquisition of goods and services, as well as personnel, development and maintenance of the infrastructure necessary for the management of the Park.

La firma de las legislaciones tuvieron lugar este lunes en el jardín de Casa Presidencial bajo todos los protocolos sanitarios. Foto: Roberto Carlos Sánchez (Casa Presidencial).

The reform empowers the Ministry of Environment and Energy (MINAE) to transfer ₡ 1,200 million to the National Commission for Risk Prevention and Attention to Emergencies (CNE) to provide care to families that have been affected as a result of the pandemic in the Region Central Pacific.

Also present at the activity were the First Lady of the Republic, Claudia Dobles, promoter of the San Lucas Island Reactivation Route; and the Ministers of Environment and Energy Carlos Manuel Rodríguez; of Culture and Youth, Sylvie Durán; and Tourism, Gustavo Segura, and the president of the Costa Rican Institute of Pacific Ports, Juan Ramón Rivera, coordinator of the Central Pacific Region.

Also in attendance were the United States Ambassador to the country, Sharon Day; the deputies Carolina Hidalgo and Carlos Ricardo Benavides, and representatives of Municipal Councils and business chambers of Puntarenas.

In his message -under one of the awnings expressly prepared for the activity- the President of the Republic, Carlos Alvarado, highlighted the effort between institutions of the Central Government, Legislative Assembly, local governments, civil society, communities and the private sector, among others. to generate this route of economic reactivation in the region.

“On this day when we proudly commemorate the 50th anniversary of the visionary creation of the National Park System, we celebrate this joint work that aims to promote the tourist industry of Puntarenas, while protecting the natural features of both Manuel Antonio National Park and now also Isla San Lucas National Park, ”said the president.

The reform empowers the Ministry of Environment and Energy (MINAE) to transfer ₡ 1,200 million to the National Commission for Risk Prevention and Attention to Emergencies (CNE) to provide care to families that have been affected as a result of the pandemic in the Region Central Pacific.

Also present at the activity were the First Lady of the Republic, Claudia Dobles, promoter of the San Lucas Island Reactivation Route; and the Ministers of Environment and Energy Carlos Manuel Rodríguez; of Culture and Youth, Sylvie Durán; and Tourism, Gustavo Segura, and the president of the Costa Rican Institute of Pacific Ports, Juan Ramón Rivera, coordinator of the Central Pacific Region.

Also in attendance were the United States Ambassador to the country, Sharon Day; the deputies Carolina Hidalgo and Carlos Ricardo Benavides, and representatives of Municipal Councils and business chambers of Puntarenas.

In his message -under one of the awnings expressly prepared for the activity- the President of the Republic, Carlos Alvarado, highlighted the effort between institutions of the Central Government, Legislative Assembly, local governments, civil society, communities and the private sector, among others. to generate this route of economic reactivation in the region.

“On this day when we proudly commemorate the 50th anniversary of the visionary creation of the National Park System, we celebrate this joint work that aims to promote the tourist industry of Puntarenas, while protecting the natural features of both Manuel Antonio National Park and now also Isla San Lucas National Park, ”said the president.

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