President Holds Meeting with Government Cabinet

Executive branch authorities discussed the progress of the transition process.

by Astrid Luna

Guatemala City, by Yuliza Muñoz -AGN- President Alejandro Giammattei met with his team to be briefed on the progress in the transition process. In the Presidential Palace, alongside ministers and secretaries, the President expressed his appreciation for the progress the commission assigned to the transition has achieved.

They discussed the work carried out by the Secretariat of Social Communication of the Presidency during the process. This entity has been responsible for documenting each of the sector meetings, something the President noted as an indication of the transparency sought in the transition.

The Minister of Labor and Social Security, Rafael Rodríguez, who leads the Transition Commission, informed the President about the meetings held in recent days with delegates from the elected authorities. He explained that the necessary coordination continues for the Ministries of the Interior and National Defense meetings.

Luz Keila Vilchez, Secretary of Planning and Programming of the Presidency, shared with the Cabinet members the progress of the transition report.

Commitment and Transparency

On different occasions, the Government of Guatemala has emphasized its commitment to a transparent, systematized, and orderly transition.

President Giammattei, through the appointed committee, has been following the progress of each of the meetings.

During each meeting with the President, the ministers and secretaries have informed him of the results of the sectors’ dialogues with the representatives of the elected administration.

Since November 2022, the President expressed his commitment by creating the Methodology for the Transition Process.

The Government has also sought the advice of entities such as the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean -ECLAC- to ensure a prepared team for the transition process with the appropriate resources. The Organization of American States has been involved throughout the transition process.

All these actions ensure governmental transparency and that the proper information is provided for the upcoming authorities.

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