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Peru: Daniel Salaverry becomes new Congress Chairman

13:08 | Lima, Jul. 26.

Fuerza Popular (Popular Force) legislator Daniel Salaverry has been elected as the new Congress Chairman for the 2018-2019 term.

He will be joined by legislators Leyla Chihuan (First Vice-Chairwoman), Segundo Tapia (Second Vice-Chairman), and Yeni Vilcatoma (Third Vice-Chairwoman).

The group was elected by 69 legislators, whereas other 56 lawmakers voted for the challenging —and multiparty— list.

The voting session took place on Thursday morning at Parliament headquarters.

As is known, Fuerza Popular is the party led by Keiko Fujimori, the daughter of former President Alberto Fujimori


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Published: 7/26/2018
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