Jair Bolsonaro says there will be no subsidy on electricity bills of religious temples

Presidente afirmou que proposta é contrária à política do Ministério da Economia.
15/01/2020 12h41 - Updated 15/01/2020 12h41

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President Jair Bolsonaro said on Wednesday that are closed discussions about a possible subsidy on electricity bills of religious temples. Bolsonaro reported that the leader of the Evangelical Parliamentary Front, Silas House (Republican-AM), He presented the proposal during a meeting at the Presidential Palace on the morning of Wednesday, which also was attended by the minister R. R. Soares, but he said he informed them that the idea will not progress.

according Bolsonaro, the impact would be “minimum”, but the proposal would be contrary to the Ministry of Economy's policy not to grant more subsidies.

- I talked today with Silas House on this, He brought his proposal, It was the R, R. Soares also. The impact would be minimal at the end of the line, but the economics of politics is no more subsidies. I talked to them that is suspended any negotiations in this direction - said Bolsonaro, off a meeting at the Ministry of Defense.

The president admitted to request the preparation of an opinion on the proposal, but said it was only to assess the “pros and cons”, and he stressed that the final decision is yours.

- Do not have trading in this direction. It is my decision, one of my decree. I, logically, caught opinions, no case here, Mines and Energy, in the farm. And it's easy to make a sound counter and please. Sometimes, we ask, actually, an opinion, where there recorded some pros and cons, for me to decide.

Source: The globe

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