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1. Decree No. 791 the Legislative Assembly of the Republic of EL SALVADOR, considering: (I).-in accordance with rule 131, 11 ° Ordinal of the Constitution, is Faculty of this legislature enact, in General, benefits and tax incentives or of any nature, for the promotion of cultural, scientific, agricultural, industrial, or other.
II.-that the World Health Organization warns that a low intake of fruits and vegetables causes 19% of cases of gastrointestinal cancer and 31% of the cases of ischemic heart disease, producing two million seven hundred thousand deaths annually around the world.
III. that within the framework of the "IX Congress of promotion to the consumption of fruits and vegetables", held in the city of Budapest in Hungary, was established on 18 October each year as a "Day world of the fruits and vegetables", initiative that aims to raise awareness among the population about the importance of daily consumption of fruits and vegetables in prevention of non-communicable chronic diseases including cardiovascular disease, cancer, obesity and diabetes, which causes 60% of deaths worldwide.
IV.-that is important to our country promote the consumption of fruit and vegetables, as well as healthy eating habits, in order to have an impact on people's health conditions, thus achieving an improvement in the quality of life for the girls, boys, adolescents and Salvadoran families, for which reason, it becomes necessary to have one day a year in which the population is invited to raise awareness of the importance of the consumption fruits and vegetables and improve their eating habits.
V-who, owing to the above, is coming to declare on 18 October of each year as "Day national of the consumption of fruits and vegetables", in order to promote good eating habits among the population Salvadoran and paid to the promotion of the preventive approach of public health.
Therefore, use of his constitutional powers and at the initiative of MEPs: César Humberto Garcia Aguilera, Carlos Walter Guzman Coto and Guadalupe Antonio Vázquez Martínez; and with the support of the members and members: Othon Sigfrido Reyes Morales, Enrique Alberto Luis Valdés Soto, José Francisco Merino López, Lorena Guadalupe Peña Mendoza, Guillermo Francisco Mata Bennett, Manuel Vicente Menjivar Esquivel, José Rafael Machuca Zelaya, Irma Lourdes Palacios Vásquez, Ernesto Antonio Angulo Milla, José Serafín Orantes Rodríguez, Ana Vilma Albanez de Escobar, Damian Alegria, Lucía de el Carmen Ayala de León , Ana Lucia Martinez Baires, Marta Evelyn Batres Araujo, Yohalmo Edmundo Cabrera Chacón, 2 Carmen Elena Calderón Sol step, Reynaldo Antonio López Cardoza, Ana Marina Castro Orellana, Crissia Suhan Chavez Garcia, Dario Alejandro girls Argueta, Ricardo Humberto Contreras Henriquez, Norma Cristina Cornejo Amaya, Carlos Cortez Hernandez, Rosa Alma Cruz sailor, Raul Omar Cuellar, Elsa, Morales Dávila, Nery Arely Diaz de Rivera , Nidia Diaz, Antonio Echeverria Veliz, Omar Arturo Escobar Oviedo, Julio César Fabian Perez, Emma Julia Fabian Hernandez, Carmen Elena Figueroa Rodriguez, Juan Manuel de Jesus Flores Cornejo, Edilberto Hernandez Castillo, Estela Yanet Hernandez Rodriguez, Rafael Antonio Jarquin Larios, Jose Eduardo Jose Gutierrez, Karina Ivette Sosa Lara, Audelia Guadalupe López de Kleutgens, Hortensia Margarita Lopez Quintana, Jose maximum Madriz Serrano, martyr Arnoldo Marin Villanueva , Mario Marroquin Mejia, Rodolfo Antonio Martínez, Misael Mejia Mejia, Jose Santos Melara Yanes, Guillermo Antonio Olivo Méndez, Francisco Eduardo Ortiz Amaya, Silvia Estela Ostorga de Escobar, Mariella Pinto penalty, Mario Antonio Ponce Lopez, Mercedes Manuel Portillo Dominguez, Sergio benign Portillo Portillo, Nelson de Jesus Quintanilla Gomez, standard Carolina Ramírez, David Ernesto Reyes Molina, Jackeline Noemi Rivera Avalos, David Rodriguez Rivera, Sonia Margarita Rodriguez Sigüenza , Alberto Armando Romero Rodríguez, Marcos Francisco Salazar Umaña, Patricia Maria Rosales Salazar, Jaime Gilberto Valdez Hernandez, Mario Eduardo Valiente Ortiz and Edwin Victor Alejandro Zamora David.
Decree: Article 1.-declared on 18 October of each year as "Day national of the consumption of fruits and vegetables", in order to promote good eating habits among the Salvadoran population and paid to the promotion of the preventive approach of public health.
Article 2. -This Decree shall enter into force eight days after its publication in the official journal.
GIVEN in the blue room of the Legislative Palace: San Salvador, to the four days of the month of September in the year two thousand fourteen.
OTHON SIGFRIDO REYES MORALES, PRESIDENT.
ENRIQUE ALBERTO LUIS VALDEZ SOTO, GUILLERMO ANTONIO GALLEGOS NAVARRETE, SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT. SECOND VICE PRESIDENT.
JOSE FRANCISCO MERINO LÓPEZ, LORRAINE GUADALUPE PENA MENDOZA, THIRD VICE PRESIDENT. FOURTH VICE PRESIDENT.
CARLOS ARMANDO REYES RAMOS, FIFTH VICE PRESIDENT.
WILLIAM FRANCISCO MATA BENNETT, MANUEL VICENTE MENJIVAR ESQUIVEL, FIRST SECRETARY. SECOND SECRETARY.
SANDRA MARLENE SALGADO GARCÍA, JOSÉ RAFAEL MACHUCA ZELAYA, THIRD SECRETARY. FOURTH SECRETARY.
3 IRMA LOURDES VASQUEZ, ERNESTO ANTONIO ANGLE MILE, FIFTH SECRETARY. SIXTH SECRETARY.
FRANCISCO JOSE ZABLAH SAFIE, JOSE SERAFIN RODRIGUEZ ORANTES, SEVENTH SECRETARY. EIGHTH SECRETARY.
Presidential House: San Salvador, to the twenty-second day of September in the year two thousand fourteen.
PUBLISHED, Salvador Sanchez Ceren, President of the Republic.
Ramon Aristides Valencia Arana, Minister of the Interior and Territorial Development.
D. o. No. 176 volume no. 404 date: September 24, 2014 PCH/geg 22-10-2014 legislative index
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