Monday, 3 May 2021, Bogotá, Republic of Colombia: President Iván Duque Márquez announced a cabinet reshuffle wherein Dr José Manuel Restrepo Abondano is to serve as Minister of Finance and Public Credit au lieu of heading the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism.
The announcement of Dr Restrepo Abondano’s (b. 1969) appointment as Minister of Finance and Public Credit was widely hailed in Colombia.
Dr Restrepo graduated from the Del Rosario University in 1994 and completed a master’s degree in Economics from London School of Economics in 1998. He completed a postgraduate degree in Finance and Executive Management from Del Rosario University in 2004 as well as a PhD in Higher Education Management from the University of Bath in 2015. He is much appreciated for his professionalism, and dedication to public service.
For further information:
Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism: https://www.mincit.gov.co
Minister José Manuel Restrepo Abondano: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/José_Manuel_Restrepo_Abondano