The Presidency of the Council of Ministers (PCM) has expressed its sorrow over the
"We will honor your legacy aimed at serving the country. Rest in peace, Jose," it said via Twitter.
Likewise, PCM paid homage to his career in the public sector and military.
"With 35 years of professional service provided to the nation, retired General of Division Jose Huerta proved his vocation and commitment towards the Armed Forces and worked tirelessly for national security," the message indicates.
"His patriotic example and professionalism leave a mark on our Armed Forces (…)," it added.
"With his death, Peru has lost a valuable citizen and exemplary public official," it concluded.