Sánchez Announces 200 Million Euros for La Palma

Canary Islands

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The President of the Government, Pedro Sánchez announced this Sunday that the Council of Ministers next Tuesday will approve a package of measures, for a total amount of 200 million euros, for the reconstruction of the island of La Palma as a result of the volcanic eruption.

Pedro Sánchez has travelled again this Sunday to La Palma to monitor the effects caused by the eruption of the volcano. After meeting with the Pevolca Steering Committee, he appeared before the media together with the president of the Canary Islands, Ángel Víctor Torres, and then they paid a visit to the people relocated at the Hotel Princess, in Fuencaliente.

In his speech, Pedro Sánchez highlighted that it is a "very powerful" package of measures from the point of view of rebuilding infrastructure, responding to the problem of water supply, employment, agriculture, and also from the the point of view of the tourism sector and tax benefits.