The President of Peru reorganized the cabinet. More than half of the ministers were replaced, including the Minister of Health.
On the 15th local time, Peruvian President Biscala reorganized the cabinet, and more than half of the ministers were replaced, including Minister of Health Zamora. The new Minister of Health, Massetti, previously served as the leader of the country’s Action Team to Fight the New Coronary Pneumonia Outbreak.
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The Peruvian government consists of the chairman of the Council of Ministers (Prime Minister) and 18 ministers. The President presides over the ministerial meeting and appoints the cabinet. In the new cabinet, ministers of economy, finance, defense, culture and education remain in office; the chairman of the council of ministers (prime minister), foreign minister, minister of justice and human rights, minister of foreign trade and tourism, minister of production, minister of energy and mining, and transportation Ministers such as the Ministry of Communications and the People’s Republic of China, among them the new Minister of Foreign Trade and Tourism Barrios previously served as the Minister of Production.
Not long ago, Barrios was still quarantined at home due to a positive test for the new coronavirus, and was sworn in online through the Internet on the 15th. Affected by the new coronary pneumonia epidemic, all personnel wore masks to participate in the inauguration ceremony that day. During the whole process, there was no physical contact such as handshake and hug. (Journalist Liao Junhua)