On Wednesday afternoon, the president Alberto Fernandez swore in the new head of the Cabinet of Ministers, Augustine Rossiin it Bicentennial Museum.
The president expressed his “deep gratitude” towards the outgoing chief of staff Juan Manzurwhom he defined as a friend who “he put his chest to the bullets” and helped a lot in management.
On the other hand, the head of state assured that “Agustín is going to work with me to preserve unity” and assured to be “glad“ that the official is once again glued to his office in the Pink House.
“He came at a very difficult time for the Government and helped us like few others. You did very well and helped a lot. Tucumans will be able to enjoy the person you are again, a great leader”, Fernández said before introducing rossi as the successor of Manzur.
The ceremony was scheduled for 4:30 p.m., but as usual in presidential protocols, it began a few minutes later, punctually at 5:15 p.m.
At the oath-taking ceremony Augustine Rossi as coordinating minister, Fernandez He also highlighted the presence in the Casa Rosada of the head of the Grandmothers of Plaza de Mayo, stele of Carlotto, and the ex-judge Carlos Arslanian, As this year marks 40 years of democracy.
“With Agustín we have a friendship of many years. We were very few when we began to walk in the time of Néstor Kirchner”, remembered Fernandez. Meanwhile, the outgoing coordinating minister Manzur will resume the position of Governor of Tucuman.
After praising the new official, the President continued with the oath of Agustín Rossi who took over as chief of staff.