President Andrés Manuel López Obrador reported that already held a consultation with the peoples surrounding the Santa Lucia military Base and they endorsed the construction of the International Airport «General Felipe Ángeles» in that place.
«A consultation of the villages in the surroundings of Santa Lucía was conducted, what think? The people approved the project. It is very good news,»said the head of State Monday to give the green light to technical studies for the work.
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Front of the Secretaries of national defense (Sedena), Luis Cresencio Sandoval González; Navy (Semar), José Rafael Ojeda Durán; of the Interior (Segob), Olga Sánchez Cordero, as well as the Governors of Hidalgo, Omar Fayad; the State of Mexico, Alfredo de el Mazo, and the head of Government of the city of Mexico, Claudia Sheinbaum, the President stressed transparency and honesty with which this work, which will be in charge of the army.
According to Lopez Obrador, this project is more efficient to that which was expected at the Lake of Texcoco, whose cost is estimated at 300 billion pesos and that he would conclude until 2024: «We were going to pass all six years building the new airport».
It has ratified its commitment to deliver the work in three years (2021) «and even before», because you will be met on time and said that 100 billion of pesos «and that will cost» would be invested not as the Toluca-mexico train, it is budgeted at 30 billion pesos and pa will be completed Gando 90 billion.
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We could start the work already, but lack the manifestation of environmental impact and therefore will act very cautiously, with all legality and concerning the law, to «not give pretext to our adversaries» that is not possible.
«Advance our opponents, the Conservatives, it was conducted the consultation in the surrounding villages of Santa Lucia and people approved the project», said.
After his speech, the President gave the green light to the construction of the national defense Secretariat (Sedena) machinery and subsequently performed a tour of the Air Base of Santa Lucia, where explained the details of the work, as the plan Maestro, the design criteria and procedures that are performed in environmental matters, among others.
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