Upon resuming his public agenda, and in what is his first appearance after being elected as President of the Republic, Gustavo Petro announced the formation of his splice committeewhich will be in charge of making the transition between the outgoing government, of President Iván Duque.
The senator Armando Benedetti, who served as Petro’s campaign manager, was the one who announced the first three names that will make up Petro’s joint team. This is Daniel Rojas, who had been working as programmatic director of the Colombia government plan ‘world power of life‘, the political scientist, psychiatrist and researcher in public health and social issues, Carolina Corcho, and the former senator and member of the Congressional Peace Commission, Mauricio Lizcano.
In the last hours, Petro held a meeting in the north of Bogotá with his programmatic team, where they advanced the points that they consider most urgent in the face of the dialogue between his team and that of the president. Ivan Duke. There he assured that it is necessary to prepare the “concrete tasks that allow specifying which are the points that will be maintained, those that change and those that must be start building“.
Precisely, it was confirmed by the Petro campaign that the first meeting between him and President Iván Duque will be next Thursday, June 23, in the afternoon. Subsequently, on Friday, June 24, will be the first formal meeting between the commissions of splice of both governments.