According to Guedes, these resources would be transferred outside the expenditure ceiling. Photo: Fabio Rodrigues Pozzebom / Agência Brasil
Economy Minister Paulo Guedes suggested the creation of a new ministry to manage the sale of Union assets and reallocate resources to social programs. The declaration took place this Wednesday (1), during an event promoted by the file. According to Guedes, the idea has already been passed on to President Jair Bolsonaro. “I have already spoken to the president. I propose that, for a new government, there must be the Union Ministry of Heritage. The state has 4 trillion reais (in real estate, state property, debts), untold wealth, and the poor and the miserable, ”the minister stressed. Currently, the Ministry of the Economy has the Union Heritage Secretary (SPU), responsible for managing the assets of the federal government. “He’s selling a few assets here and refueling at the bottom. This is the transformation of the Brazilian state, “Guedes said. These resources, he said, would be transferred outside the spending cap.” The spending cap was made to hamper the growth of the state. ” during next year’s election campaign.