The diplomat and journalist Pedro Luiz Rodrigues was named secretary of international affairs of the government of the Federal District, Capital of Brazil.
Founder of the Brazil Monitor On-Line Newspaper, Pedro Luiz Rodrigues, was nominated Secretary of Foreign Affairs of Federal District. The inauguration took place today, January 1st at Buriti Palace garden, in downtown Brasília.
New Governor’s inaugural of the Federal District, for the first time in history, the will be in open air and open to the public. In the rooms of the Palace of the Buriti, where usually happens the passage of baton, the capacity is less than 300 guests. But to mark the first day of its mandate, Ibaneis Rocha decided to expand the presence list: the idea was to hold the event in Praça do Buriti, where 3,000 people are expected.
As a journalist, Rodrigues served in the Jornal do Brasil, Jornal de Brasilia, and Estado de S. Paulo, where he was head of the Federal District office. As a diplomat, he was Brazil’s ambassador to Nigeria and served in several international assignments, such as Washington, Paris, and Tel-Aviv.
The Brazil Monitor team wishes good luck to the new Secretary and many accomplishments for the Brazilian Capital.