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Peru: President heads to Arequipa to lead 17th Decentralized Council of Ministers

Photo: ANDINA/Presidency of the Republic

Photo: ANDINA/Presidency of the Republic

09:39 | Arequipa (Arequipa region), Jun. 21.

The President of the Republic Pedro Castillo will arrive in the city of Arequipa to lead the 17th Decentralized Council of Ministers.

During his visit, the Head of State will also participate in the start of works at a water recharge project in Coporaque, which will benefit 14 regions in the country.

The aim of the meeting is to work on territorial development priorities in Arequipa to close the social gaps in favor of the population.

According to the schedule, the opening remarks will be delivered by Arequipa Province Mayor Omar Candia and Arequipa Region Governor Kimmerlee Gutierrez. 

Prime Minister Anibal Torres and Vice-President of the Republic Dina Boluarte will take part on behalf of the Executive Branch.

After that, the dialogue on the territorial development agenda will begin, which will include the participation of lawmakers, as well as mayors of the provinces of Caraveli, Diego Montesinos; Castilla, Hector Caceres; and Camana, Marcelo Valdivia.

Furthermore, the meeting will include remarks by the mayors of the provinces of Condesuyos, Miguel Angel Manchego; Islay, Edgar Rivera; La Union, Jorge Luis Velasquez; and Caylloma, Alvaro Caceres. 

Right after that, representatives of civil society will take part in the dialogue.
 
Then, the Ministers of State will report on the work and actions undertaken by their sectors. Finally, Prime Minister Anibal Torres will address those present.

The closing remarks will be delivered by the President of the Republic Pedro Castillo.

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Published: 6/21/2022
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