San Juan – The Secretary of the Department of Finance, Francisco Parés Alicea, said this Wednesday in a radio interview that they identified the funds to pay the Christmas Bonus to public employees and reported it to the Fiscal Control Board (JCF).
“The Office of Management and Budget (OGP) has already identified the funds. One game, that the position of the OGP was that it was overestimated, and requested to allocate part of that overestimation to be used to pay the Christmas Bonus “, said Parés Alicea in an interview on Pegaos en la Mañana on Radio Isla with Julio Rivera Saniel .
Parés Alicea said that “what was presented to the Board should be approved. And the Board is going to meet soon, so we must already have a clear picture. But as for the identification of funds, if we can do it ”.
Available to continue in front of the Treasury
Parés Alicea said that he is available to continue at the head of the Treasury Department under the administration of the governor-elect Pedro Pierluisi.
If he is appointed to the post of Secretary of the Treasury, Parés Alicea has to go through the Senate confirmation process.