Santiago Montenegro, President of Asofondos, made these remarks in the context of the FIAP International Congress. Montenegro expressed regret at his inability to attend the conference as all presidential candidates will be participating on Friday, in Cartagena during the pension debate.
“We would be the first ones who want him to be present and with us, but I am unable to know the reasons behind his absence, since the most appropriate place to discuss pension issues is this Congress,” said the president of Asofondos.
Montenegro recalled that in 1998 he did politics with the candidate of the Historic Pact, Gustavo Petro , during the presidential campaign of Noemi Sanin and said he had excellent relations and professional relationship with Gustavo Petro .
“When my National Planning ended, he (Petro), made public statements, declaring that the government was sorry for my leaving. petro gustavo declared that I was Alvaro’s best official, and he invited me to express his gratitude.”