Appointed new head of Infrastructure in Mexico | News

The president of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO), proposed on Wednesday as the new head of the Secretariat of Infrastructure, Communications and Transport the economist Jorge Nuño Lara.


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The appointment takes place after the departure of Jorge Arganis Díaz-Leal for health reasons, according to what was reported by the Mexican Government.

“Jorge Nuño is going to take charge of the Secretary of Communications. He is going to be the next secretary, it could be as of the 15th or at the end of November,” the Mexican president said.

AMLO reported that Jorge Nuño will assume the Secretariat, after having served as Undersecretary of Infrastructure and had assumed as head of the entity due to the illness that Díaz-Leal faces.

López Obrador confirmed that Jorge Arganis Díaz-Leal will become advisor to the Presidency, while he will be in charge of the reconstruction of the SCOP Cultural Center in Mexico City.

Díaz-Leal, had been appointed as head of the Communications Secretariat in July 2020, replacing Javier Jiménez Espriú.