SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE, Oct 1 (EUROPA PRESS) –
The Minister of the Presidency, Relations with the Courts and Democratic Memory, Félix Bolaños, acknowledged this Friday that the recovery of the island of La Palma “will not be easy” and considered it essential to “resume” economic activity.
“We are fully and absolutely aware that economic activity on La Palma has to resume and we will work to achieve it as soon as possible. We are not going to let economic activity and way of life be affected. It is important to recover the homes and fixtures, and also economic activity, “said the minister in an interview on Radio Club Tenerife collected by Europa Press.
Bolaños said that “it is true” that “it will not be easy”, but remarked that the central Executive “is also” thinking about economic measures “for the palm island:” And of course we are going to support an absolutely essential sector for La Palma that is the banana “.
In addition, he highlighted the use that European funds can be given to the reconstruction of La Palma, since they seek to have a “more resilient economy”, “more productive, sustainable” and that adapts “to the circumstances of each place”. “And we are going to do it,” he maintained.
The minister added that “all the necessary measures” will be taken, “also in the economy”, although now they do not have to be decided in a “hasty” manner. “We have it in mind, first it is necessary to recover the habitual houses, that the people can recover a certain normality, and the economic activity is essential,” he concluded in this regard.