El Salvador: Plans Approved for Legislative Building

The board of the Legislature has approved plans for the construction of a new Congress building at a cost of $3 million.

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

The new building for the Legislature already has the approval of the construction plans by the board of Congress, reported Elmundo.sv.

"... The legislative building will consist of 11 floors with a construction area of 24,217.05 square meters and a heliport. The floors will be laid with Spanish ceramic. The eighth level will be for the presidency of the legislature. According to the plans made by the Presidency of the Assembly, they will build a "private" area for whoever will be president of the Assembly. That area will have a bedroom, kitchen and a closet. "

See also: "El Salvador: $32 million for Office Building"

"... The new facilities will have private elevators for the deputies, another one for staff of the deputies and a third for the visitors. The construction will cost approximately $3 million and the funds will come from a loan from the Inter - American Development Bank (IDB) given to the Assembly".

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