Law No. 30950 provides for the design, construction, equipment, operation and maintenance of road rings, pedestrian paths and cable car system to facilitate access to archaeological monuments
The Congress promulgated on Wednesday a law that declares the development of regional plans of access and integration of the archaeological monuments of Choquequirao and Machu Picchu, located in the Cusco region, of national interest and public necessity.
Law No. 30950, published today in the official newspaper El Peruano, provides for the «design, construction, equipment, operation and maintenance of the road rings, pedestrian paths and cableway system or cable cars that guarantee connectivity» to the aforementioned archaeological monuments , in accordance with Law No. 29899, which declares the restoration and valorization of the Archaeological Park of Choquequirao and its access points in Cusco and Apurímac of national interest.
The aforementioned law also states that the Executive Power, the Regional Government of Cusco and the Regional Government of Apurímac will be responsible for supporting and contributing «with the actions undertaken by local governments for the realization of road rings and pedestrian paths and other works of access and connectivity to the Archaeological Park of Choquequirao «.
Likewise, the Executive Power and both regional governments will be responsible for reporting annually to the Committee on Culture and Cultural Heritage and the Commission on Foreign Trade and Tourism of the Congress on the actions they have carried out regarding the design, construction, equipment, operation and maintenance of the road rings, pedestrian paths, as well as the cable car system or cable cars for access to the Choquequirao Archaeological Park.
Law No. 30950 was endorsed by the president of the Congress, Daniel Salaverry.