Executive Office submits FY2013 draft budget law to National Assembly
Ministers of Petroleum and Mining and Finances, Rafael Ramírez and Jorge Giordani, respectively, and President of the Central Bank of Venezuela (BCV) Nelson Merentes will discuss the bill at the National Assembly
Jorge Giordani, the Minister of Planning and Finances, will offer a presentation to explain the content of the draft laws before the Parliament on October 23.
Deputy Ricardo Sanguino informed that Minister of Petroleum and Mining and President of state-run oil company Petróleos de Venezuela (Pdvsa) Rafael Ramírez, President of the Central Bank of Venezuela (BCV), Nelson Merentes, would take part in the debate to he held in the Parliament's Finance Committee, as well as the Director of the National Customs and Tax Administration Service (Seniat), and the head of the Public Credit National Office.
The very early morning after the presidential election (April 15), both candidates requested the National Electoral Council (CNE) to conduct a full audit of the process: one, Henrique Capriles, because he asserts that the election results are different from the ones announced, and the other one, Nicolás Maduro, in order to clear any doubt regarding his victory, and to reinforce his political stance. Nevertheless, as it is already known, President Maduro changed his mind.