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The director of Ethics and Government Integrity of the Abinader administration, former Vice President Milagros Ortiz Bosch announced comprehensive amendments to laws and regulations governing the General Controller Office and Procurement Agency. The new initiatives fall under the newly created Transparency, Prevention and Control of Public Expenditure Cabinet, created by Decree 695-20.

When making the announcements during an event at the Presidential Palace, Ortiz Bosch was accompanied by Antoliano Peralta Romero, the Legal Advisor to the President, and Carlos Pimentel, the director of the Procurement Agency.

The Transparency Cabinet seeks to accelerate government procurement procedures, to ensure payment to the state’s suppliers and, above all, to serve the people in a timely manner.

Ortiz Bosch said the entire legal framework of the General Controller Office and...

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