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Peru: President Martin Vizcarra commits to country and Constitution

13:36 | Lima, Mar. 23.

The newly-sworn-in President Martin Vizcarra on Friday gave his full commitment and loyalty to Peru and the Constitution, after taking over the Presidency of the Republic in a solemn session at Congress.

"I want to transmit hope and faith. We can work together to build a better country," the Head of State said, as he addressed the nation on the occasion.

As is known, Martin Alberto Vizcarra Cornejo was officially named President of the Republic of Peru for the 2018-2021 term.

The 55-year-old engineer —who replaces Ex-Head of State Pedro Pablo Kuczynski— was sworn in by Congress Chairman Luis Galarreta, who granted him the presidential sash.

The high-ranking government official arrived at Congress facilities at 1:00 PM (local time). 

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Publicado: 23/3/2018
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