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President Luis Abinader appointed Bartolomé Yaque Pujals Suárez as the executive director of the Innovation Cabinet of his administration. Decree 465-21 explains the Innovation Cabinet is entrusted with the drafting of the National Innovation Policy of the Dominican Republic 2030.

The executive act explains that the new cabinet is created to promote the comprehensive development of the nation and ensure competitiveness and sustainability, based on four pillars: governance; human capital, investment and innovation and culture of innovation and citizenship.

A lawyer, Pujals had been a strong opposition candidate for mayor of the National District in the 2020 municipal election. He ran for the Alianza Pais political party.

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