The new presidential term in Colombia begins this Sunday, August 7, 2022, with the inauguration of Gustav Petro.
And before officially starting functions, the leftist leader has revealed more names of those who will be in his presidential cabinet.
Thus, the Interior and Sports portfolios already know the names of their new leaders.
In the case of Ministry of Interior, Petro appointed Alfonso Prado, who, recently, was head of debate for the elected president.
During his political career, Prada has also been a councilor and representative to the Chamber.
“It will be responsible for relations with the Legislature and for drawing up policies on human rights, citizen participation and land use planning.Peter explained.
At the Ministry of Sports, the minister will be Maria Isabel Urrutia the former athlete who won Colombia’s first gold medal at the Olympic Games (Sydney 2000).
“She promoted the professionalization of athletes during her time in Congress and will be a representative of the Afro-Colombian people in the cabinetPeter explained.
Indeed, Urrutia was in the House of Representatives between 2002 and 2010.
Gustavo Petra is the first leftist leader to reach the Presidency of the Republic in Colombia. Among his most important projects is the tax reform and the energy transition.