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Vizcarra reshapes the government and appoints Pedro Cateriano as Prime Minister of Peru

Peruvian President Martín Vizcarra reshaped the government on Wednesday and appointed Pedro Cateriano as the new prime minister. Afterwards, he stressed that the main line of action will be to counter the coronavirus pandemic and accelerate the economic recovery. in the country.

Cateriano, who will replace Vicente Zeballos, has announced via his account on the social network Twitter that he has accepted the appointment. “I offer: sweat, honesty and democratic behavior for a fairer and freer Peru,” he added.

The restructuring announced by Vizcarra includes changes in the ministries for foreign affairs, home affairs, justice, labor, energy, transport and the environment, although Pilar Mazzetti heads the health portfolio and Maria Antonieta Alva for economy.

Vizcarra reshapes the government and appoints Pedro Cateriano as Prime Minister of Peru
Vizcarra reshapes the government and appoints Pedro Cateriano as Prime Minister of Peru

In this way, Mario López will be the new foreign minister, Walter Martos will remain in the defense, Jorge Montoya Pérez will occupy the interior portfolio, Ana Neyra will head the judiciary and human rights, Martín Ruggiero will be responsible for work and Rafael Belaunde will take over the most outstanding energy, among other things Positions.

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