The President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro, said the decree of non-working days for the Public Administration, in order to save electricity, will last at least two weeks starting from this Wednesday.
He clarified that there are public services that must continue working, as are those of security, health, workers care, among others. “The Guri (dam) almost became a desert on us, and with all the measures we are taking we are going to save it”, said the Head of State in its program “Contacto con Maduro” (Contact with Maduro).
He stressed that thanks to the implementation of measures aimed at saving electricity, has succeeded in reducing the decline in water levels at the Simon Bolivar Hydroelectric Plant, known as the Guri Dam.
“With this measure we have achieved to reduced the fall, the descent of Guri levels from about 20 centimeters, 22 centimeters per day, to about 10 centimeters per day with all the measures, all united, including the Charge Management Plan” he said.
In this regard, he requested the support of the public authorities in this measure, “I am asking for support to the public powers, maintaining the services, to the judiciary power, I have spoken with the President of the Supreme Justice Court, I am asking for support to the Electoral Power , I am asking for the support to the Citizen Power” he specified.