After the unexpected resignation of Aníbal Torres, the President of the Republic, Pedro Castillo, announced that today, Friday, August 5 will introduce and swear in the new head of the Council of Ministers and the rest of the cabinet.
On the afternoon of the last Thursday, the president indicated that he is evaluating various options to choose a new premieras well as the rest of the holders of the different portfolios that will make up his fifth team of ministers.
“I call, beyond these things, the political actors, I call the political class, I call the civil society and the organizations, that starting today I am going to make some decisions concerning seeing the cabinet in order to confront. .. I am sure that tomorrow we are going to swear in this cabinet”declared after his departure from the Prosecutor’s Office to the media.
Likewise, the Peruvian president, made a call to various political actors and to the parties so that they can form a cabinet with a broad base.
“I hope it will be a cabinet that, in the call that we make, to the extent that the political actors, the political class, those who believe in the country and democracy, are welcome”, he added.
“From here I open that space to the other political parties so that once and for all we can create a broad-based cabinet”he concluded and then made his withdrawal in an eventful confrontation between his supporters, members of the PNP and demonstrators.
As it is recalled, to the surprise of many and to the joy of others, Aníbal Torres resigned from the position of President of the Council of Ministers through a letter sent to peter castle, where He maintained that for personal reasons he makes his position available.
“I take this opportunity to thank you for the trust placed in me, first as Minister of Justice, and then as Premier”indicated the premier in the official document.
He also specified that “after having served, together with you, our country, especially the most neglected and forgotten people” and that “Today I have to return to university classrooms with my students, and return to what I missed the most: legal research”.
In the last days the silence of Hannibal Torres regarding the controversy surrounding peter castle It has marked the breaking point between the still president of the Council of Ministers and the president, so his distance from the government was being evident.
The last time the jurist was seen next to the Peruvian president was in the protocol celebrations for the 201st anniversary of the Independence of Peru.
Since the early hours of this Thursday, August 4, some names have been rumored that would be proposed to President Pedro Castillo to occupy the position of premier. Among the most notorious are those of the Minister of Culture, Alejandro Salas, and the Minister of Foreign Trade and Tourism, Roberto Sánchez.
The name of the former Minister of Labor was also announced. Betssy Chavez, but Congressman Jorge Montoya said that could not assume ownership of the PCM because he was part of the cabinet of Aníbal Torres.