The new ministers appointed this weekend by the 'president' of the Generalitat Valenciana, Ximo Puig, have taken office this Monday, forming the Valencian government with more women in history, with the vice president, Mónica Oltra, pending if the Superior Court of Justice imputes her in the case that investigates whether her ex-husband's sexual abuse of a minor was covered up, to the head.
All of them have promised their position -three in Valencian and two in Spanish- in a ceremony held at the Palau de la Generalitat, after the vice-president and spokesperson, Mónica Oltra, has read the decrees of her appointment in a solemn act which has had the presence of the Minister of Science and Innovation, Diana Morant.
The four new ministers and Arcadi España, which is changing portfolios, have chosen to promise "to faithfully fulfill the obligations of the position with loyalty to the King, to keep and have the Constitution kept as a fundamental standard of the State and the Statute of Autonomy and to keep the secret of the Council's deliberations".
In his speech, the 'president', Ximo Puig, has once again highlighted that this new team was created with the mission of "relaunching the Valencian Community and reorienting government action" started in 2015. An "absolutely current" project that is being updated due to the scenario derived from the pandemic, the war in Ukraine and the energy crisis.
The first to take office was the Regional Minister for Innovation, Universities, Science and Digital Society, Josefina Bueno, who promised her position in Spanish, followed by the Regional Minister for Territorial Policy, Public Works and Mobility, Rebeca Torró, who He has done it in Valencian.
Next, the Minister of Universal Health and Public Health Miguel Mínguez, --the only one who wore a mask-- also in Spanish; the Minister of Education, Culture and Sports, Raquel Tamarit, in Valencian and, finally, Arcadi Spain, who is moving from Public Works to the Treasury and Economic Model, has promised her new position also in Valencian.
The event was attended by numerous representatives of Valencian political, institutional, business and social life, as well as the outgoing ministers. The acts of transfer of portfolios will be held this afternoon.