21 May 2020 – President launches “A Better Panama” post-pandemic plan

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Private Sector and Businesses
Intervention Categories: Planning and strategy; Creation of or release of plans
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Ministry of the Presidency (leading)
Ministry of Commerce, Ministry of Economy, Chambers of Commerce (implementing)

Overview: The National Government launched the post-pandemic plan called “A Better Panama”, in which economic reactivation measures are contemplated, and where the private sector will have to collaborate with the National Government.
The Government works on projects through public-private partnerships (PPPs) and other laws contemplated in the action plan, aimed at maintaining and generating jobs that could attract investments of more than US$ / .5 billion.
The president expressed that the Government firmly and willingly faces the challenges of the pandemic, acting responsibly without hiding the reality, in advance based on scientific truth with the aim of saving lives.
Full details here: https://www.presidencia.gob.pa/Noticias/Con-la-iniciativa-se-propone-atraer-inversiones-por-B-5-mil-millones-Cortizo-Cohen-lanza-el-plan-Un-Panama-Mejor-

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