SAO PAULO, March 30 (Reuters) – Brazil’s authorities introduced on Wednesday that Marcos Montes will take over as the nation’s agriculture minister as present workplace holder Tereza Cristina Dias is ready to resign to run for Senate.
Montes – a health care provider, former congressman and mayor of Uberaba – was serving as Dias’ deputy within the ministry. He will take workplace on Thursday, in accordance to the ministry’s press division.
Tereza Cristina Dias had been head of the ministry since January 2019, when President Jair Bolsonaro was sworn in. She will now run for Senate within the state of Mato Grosso do Sul in an October election.
In Brazil, workplace holders are required to go away their jobs earlier than the election if they need to run for a unique function.
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Reporting by Roberto Samora; Writing by Gabriel Araujo; Editing by Sandra Maler
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