In Mexico, for reasons of economy, abolished the foreign trips of deputies

© RIA Novosti / Dmitry Samenstellen Mexico. Archival photoIn Mexico, for reasons of economy, abolished the foreign trips of deputies© RIA Novosti / Dmitry Znamenskiy

Mexican MPs of the new convocation were deprived of free travel abroad due to the budget – now of public money for such trips is not provided.

«At the moment there is no approved funds to pay for the travel of MPs, not a single peso, we have not registered a single flight with the start of the new Congress, and we will confirm such flights until after the inspection to which international organizations they fly, and yet not be fully confirmed the necessity of the presence there of a Deputy», — said the coordinator has the majority in the chamber of deputies of the party «Morena» Mario Delgado.

Representatives of the Green ecological party of Mexico in the Parliament declared all that refuse from international travel pursuant to the announced saving mode state funds.

According to estimates of the Universal portal, the members of the previous convocation of the chamber of deputies of Mexico has carried out a total of 641 international flight for three years, which cost taxpayers nearly 56 million pesos (about $ 3 million).

The introduction of the austerity budget became one of the first steps announced by the future President of Mexico, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador after winning the election on 1 July. He promised to repeal health insurance for civil servants due to the budget and announced that with his arrival to power, no government official will not be able to get more than the head of state himself. His salary Obrador limited 108 thousands of pesos a month (about 5.6 thousands of dollars).

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