Today, the Legislative Assembly created a Special Commission to investigate the irregular actions of the Executive Branch, which affected the treatment, prevention, and combat of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The investigative commission was created under Article 54 of the Legislative Assembly. This article allows the Legislative Body to appoint a special commission to investigate matters of national interest.
There is no secret that members of ARENA, FMLN, and PDC believe that the executive branch of President Nayib Bukele is not being truthful with information pertinent to the pandemic.
Nidia Diaz, FMLN.
Schafik Handal, representing the department of Usulatan gave his opinion regarding the need for the commission.
Schafick Handal, FMLN.
The commission is made up of Emilio Corea (ARENA) as president; Elizabeth Gomez (FMLN) as secretary, and Jorge Mazariego (PDC) as rapporteur. Julio Fabián (ARENA), Rina Araujo (FMLN), and Lourdes Vigil (GANA) are the other members of the special commission.
President Nayib Bukele twitted the following question; Another Special commission? While Guillermo Gallego, a GANA member and supporter of Nayib Bukele, stated the following.
Seguirán creando Comisiones absurdas. pic.twitter.com/UrtEYauA4g
— Guillermo Gallegos (@GGallegos24) September 25, 2020
The legislative assembly has created multiple special commissions to investigate the Nayib Bukel administration.