Petro will definitely not attend the pension debate at the Asofundos Congress , President of Asofondos, made these remarks within the context of the FIAP International Congress. expressed regret at his inability to attend this event as all presidential candidates will participate this Friday in Cartagena during the pension debate.

“We would be the first to have him to be here with us however I am unable to understand the reason his absence, considering that this Congress is the perfect forum to discuss these pension questions,” stated the president of Asofondos. mentioned that in 1998, he ran politics alongside Gustavo Petro of the Historic Pact. Montenegro also said that they had a great relationship and worked well together.

“When I left National Planning, he (Petro) released a public statement in which he expressed his regrets over my decision to leave the government. He in return, he said that I was the top official in the administration of Alvaro Uribe and that I had made a call to express my gratitude,” the leader exclaimed.