May 25, 2013
BA City new Health Minister takes office
Buenos Aires City Mayor Mauricio Macri headed the ceremony in which Graciela Reybaud was sworn in as the new Health Minister, replacing Jorge Lemus.
During the ceremony held at the Usina del Arte headquarters, Macri thanked Lemus for the last four years and nine months as the head of the ministry.
Afterwards, Macri sworn Reybaud in, the first woman to occupy this post, and urged her to "continue working in this path of reforms that have already been initiated."
The new minister assured she is "proud" to take this challenge and thanked the Macri's trust to designate her.
"First of all, I'm a doctor, and one that defends the public health, so now I'm going to defend it from this new post," she concluded.