Transition Commission Highlights Transparent and Efficient Process

Observers from the Organization of American States have accompanied the transition process.

by Victor Cojulún

Guatemala City, by Brenda Larios -AGN- Members of the Transition Commission of the Executive branch emphasized that the 2023-2024 transition process has developed efficiently.

The Minister of Labor and Social Welfare -Mintrab- Rafael Rodríguez highlighted that the transition process carried out under the instructions of President Alejandro Giammattei will become a legacy for the country. 

He also mentioned that the process has been implemented efficiently and with good communication with the elected authorities’ representatives.

Transparent Process

Meanwhile, the Secretary of Social Communication of the Presidency, Kevin López, reiterated the transition process’ transparency and efficiency and that the democratic exercise of the transition has developed in an organized, transparent, and efficient manner.

He also highlighted that this democratic transition process is 85% complete. Secretary Oliva emphasized that meetings have been held in 12 of the 14 ministries and between 9 and 10 secretariats requested by the elected authorities. He underscored that this process will allow the incoming government to assume its functions empowered with all the information needed from day one.

Secretary Oliva underscored that this transparent and systematic process demonstrates President Alejandro Giammate’s commitment.

Informing the Population

On September 11, the elected authorities received access to a digital platform with information from all the institutions involved as a part of the process.

Secretary Lopez also pointed out that the Secretariat of Social Communication of the Presidency holds press conferences where the Transition Commission informs the population on the progress of the transition process.

In addition, there is a press room website where information, photographs, and videos about each transition meeting held to date are available.

OAS Observation

Observers from the Organization of American States -OAS- have accompanied the transition process. President Alejandro Giammattei requested the organization to provide this oversight.

The goal is to contribute greater transparency to the process. An OAS ambassador has attended the transition meetings in addition to officials from the Government Transition Commission.

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