President Danilo Medina names transition commission


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Feb 20, 2019

President Danilo Medina has named a transition commission and called for President-elect Luis Abinader to do the same. Since the declaration of a state of emergency, Abinader had been requesting the government create a joint committee to deal with pressing issues. The Medina administration ignored the request until now.

As per Decree 238-20, on behalf of the Medina administration the members of the transition commission are: Gustavo Montalvo, the Minister of the Presidency, who will chair it; Administrative Minister of the Presidency José Ramón Peralta; Hacienda Minister Donald Guerrero; Economy Minister Juan Ariel Jiménez; Vice Minister of the Presidency Zoraima Cuello; and Legal Advisor to the President Flavio Darío Espinal.

With this decree, ministers and directors of government departments are instructed to have available the required reports and appoint...
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