Peru: President Sagasti completes meeting with President-elect Castillo

Photo: ANDINA/Presidency of the Republic of Peru

19:43 | Lima, Jul. 21.

The current Head of State and Government Francisco Sagasti met with President-elect Pedro Castillo at the Lima-based Government Palace on Wednesday afternoon to discuss the transfer process and issues of national interest.

The runoff election winner accessed the Government Palace through the Desamparados gate at 4:00 p.m. (local time). At this point, 51-year-old Castillo was received by President Sagasti.

After greeting reporters, both of them entered the Executive Branch headquarters, where they held a meeting.
Prime Minister Violeta Bermudez and Vice President-elect Dina Boluarte also participated in this event.

Following two and a half hours, the guests left the Government Palace. 

President Sagasti himself accompanied them to the Desamparados gate, after which 51-year-old Castillo got into a vehicle and departed from the area.


Published: 7/21/2021
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