EFEDaniela Castro Mexico City

Selling shares in the presidential plane, trading it for ambulances and even putting it up as the prize in a raffle were some of the options outlined Friday by Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador more than a year into his effort to unload the luxurious Boeing 787 Dreamliner acquired by one of his predecessors at a cost of $218.7 million.

The president, popularly known as AMLO, put the aircraft on sale within days of his taking office in December 2018 with an asking price of $130 million, based on a United Nations appraisal of its value.