Petro will not participate in the pension discussion at the Asofundos Congress of Asofondos issued the statement within the framework of FIAP International Congress. Montenegro regretted his absence from the event. The presidential candidates are expected to participate in the pension debate this Friday in Cartagena.

“We would be the first people to want him to be here and accompany us and , unfortunately, I don’t know the reason for his absence, as the ideal place to discuss these pension issues is precisely this Congress,” said the president of Asofondos.

Montenegro said that he was in 1998 involved in politics with the candidate for the Historic Pact, Gustavo Petro, in the campaign for president of Noemi Sánin and said that he enjoyed a great working relationship and professional relationship with Gustavo Petro .

“When (Petro) was forced to leave National Planning, made a public announcement, saying that his heart was broken. He also declared that I was a great Official in the Government of Alvaro Uribe. And contacted him to express my gratitude,” the leader exclaimed.