Colombia

Full list of new Cabinet


Published

Yesterday Colombia’s President Juan Manuel Santos announced the full line-up of his new Cabinet. Of the 16 ministers, seven are confirmed in their former positions, two have been moved to new portfolios and seven new ministers are introduced. The President also pointed out that eleven of the 16 members of the Cabinet were from outside Bogotá indicating the importance he placed upon the regions.

“Today I announce the names of Colombians who will lead the Government in this great transformation. Today I present the Cabinet of peace, equality and education” said the president.

Below is the full list of the Cabinet as published on the Presidential website:

Juan Fernando Cristo Bustos Minister of Interior
María Ángela Holguín Cuéllar Minister of Foreign Affairs
Mauricio Cárdenas Santamaría Minister of Finance and Public Credit
Yesid Reyes Alvarado Minister for Justice and Law
Juan Carlos Pinzón Bueno Minister of Defense
Aurelio Iragorri Valencia Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development
Alejandro Gaviria Uribe Minister of Health and Social Protection
Luis Eduardo Garzón Minister of Labour
Tomás González Estrada Minister of Mines and Energy
Cecilia Álvarez-Correa Glen Minister of Commerce, Industry and Tourism
Gina Parody Minister of Education
Gabriel Vallejo López Minister of Environment and Sustainable Development
Luis Felipe Henao Cardona Minister of Housing, City and Territory
Diego Molano Vega Minister of Information Technologies and Communications
Natalia Abello Vives Minister of Transport
Mariana Garcés Córdoba Minister of Culture

More detailed briefing on the politics and risk of doing business in this country is available to clients and subscribers. If you would like to know more then please contact enquiries@tradebridgeconsultants.com