Guedes Says He Feels Confident that Congress Can Resume Economic Reforms

Minister discussed voting schedule and states that he is 100% available to the Legislative


Minister Paulo Guedes (Economy) feels confident that with the new leaders of Congress and the Senate, he can resume his structural reform agenda.

Guedes met with Congressional leader Arthur Lira (PP-AL) on Thursday night, and scheduled a meeting with Senate president, Rodrigo Pacheco (DEM-MG). President Jair Bolsonaro (no party) supported the two newly-elected leaders.

BRASILIA, DF, BRASIL, 04-02-202: Minister Paulo Guedes (Foto: Pedro Ladeira/Folhapress, PODER) - Folhapress

“It was a decisive victory, an important victory that leaves us hopeful and even confident in the resumption of the reform agenda. We are 100% available to Congress,” he said.

Lira said he debated with the minister about the voting schedule in the Legislative. According to Lira, administrative reform in the Houseshould be prioritized.

Translated by Kiratiana Freelon

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