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Dina Boluarte swore in six ministers of state
Monday, April 1, 2024 - 22:33
ANDINA/Prensa Presidencia

The Peruvian president relieved the cabinet members of the Interior, Education, Agrarian Development and Irrigation, Production, Foreign Trade and Tourism, and Women and Vulnerable Populations sectors.

The president of Peru, Dina Ercilia Boluarte Zegarra, swore in six new ministers of State in the sectors of the Interior, Education, Agrarian Development and Irrigation, Production, Foreign Trade and Tourism and Women and Vulnerable Populations.

In the ceremony, held in the Eléspuru room of the Government Palace, the new members of the Ministerial Cabinet swore to carry out their duties without committing acts of corruption.

The retired general of the National Police of Peru Walter Ortiz Acosta was sworn in as Minister of the Interior, replacing Víctor Torres Falcón. Ortiz Acosta served as head of the General Directorate Against Organized Crime of the Mininter.

For his part, the doctor in Political and Social Sciences Morgan Quero Gaime was sworn in as Minister of Education, replacing Miriam Ponce Vértiz. The new minister has a master's degree in Political Science, with a mention in Communication, Technologies and Power from the Paris I University.

For his part, Ángel Manero Campos replaces Jennifer Contreras Álvarez in the Agrarian Development and Irrigation portfolio. Manero Campos is an agroindustrial engineer and has a master's degree in Agribusiness Administration.

Subsequently, Sergio González Guerrero was sworn in as Minister of Production, replacing Ana Choquehuanca de Villanueva. The new holder of the portfolio has extensive experience in the public sector, having held several administrative positions in the Production, Environment, and Transportation and Communications portfolios.

Meanwhile, Elizabeth Galdo Marín is the new Minister of Foreign Trade and Tourism, replacing Juan Mathews Salazar. The new owner of the portfolio has a degree in Law from the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru and studied Corporate Law and International Finance at Harvard University.

Finally, lawyer Ángela Hernández Cajo is the new Minister of Women and Vulnerable Populations, replacing Nancy Tolentino Gamarra. She graduated from the Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos (UNMSM) and obtained a master's degree in Law with a mention in Criminal Sciences at the same university.



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