On the same day, the two parties met with the mediators Mr. Werleman and Mrs. LaSorte. During this meeting, they signed a declaration of willingness to negotiate and reach a coalition.
The leader of the MEP, Evelyn Wever-Croes expressed that political party MEP y political party RAIZ have enough similarities to work on a foundation to govern Aruba during the next four years. Since there is still a pandemic on the island, the two parties largely agreed to jointly move Aruba forward to make it stronger and more resilient.
Before a big group at the El Faro Lighthouse, the two parties signed another covenant, a declaration where the parties declare their intention to form a new government. This declaration includes the government agreements under which the coalition will work for the next period, thereby instituting the Cabinet Wever-Croes 2. The parties are negotiating on the main points mentioned in the agreement to form a sound government.
The topics that are priorities for both parties are:
- The agreements with the Netherlands;
- Economic recovery;
- Balanced public finances;
- Sustainable development;
- Social rights, elderly care, children and youth, putting the human being first.
“We believe that 11 seats are broad enough to bring about the required stability to govern our country”, the leader of MEP, Mrs. Evelyn Wever-Croes stated.