Geiner Alvarado: Executive Branch accepts his resignation from the MTC after being censored by Congress

Geiner Alvarado: Executive Branch accepts his resignation from the MTC after being censored by Congress

Through a supreme resolution published this Sunday in the Official Gazette El Peruano, Alvarado López was thanked for the services rendered.

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Geiner Alvarado: Executive Branch accepts his resignation from the MTC after being censured by Congress

Geiner Alvarado was Minister of Housing from July 28, 2021 until before assuming the MTC . (Photo: Congress)/

The Executive Power accepted the resignation of Geiner Alvaradoas head of the Ministry of Transport and Communications (MTC) after being censored by the Congress of the Republic, last Thursday, September 15.

Through Supreme Resolution No. 236-2022-PCM, published this Sunday, September 18, in the Legal Standards bulletin of the Official Gazette El Peruano, you are thanked Alvarado López for the services rendered.

According to current regulations, Geiner Alvarado had 72 hours to leave office, after the decision adopted by Parliament.

As recalled, by 94 votes in favour, 14 against and 8 abstentions, the Plenary gave the green light to the motion presented against the then head of the MTC by the Avanza País bench, after being questioned on September 5.

Despite this, Geiner Alvarado filed an amparo action against Congress before the Constitutional Court of Lima for an alleged affectation of due procedure, due to the motion of censure that was debated last Thursday in plenary.

Alvarado currently faces at least four tax investigations. One of them is directed by the National Prosecutor for allegedly being part of a criminal network within the Ministry of Housing, Construction and Sanitation that would be led by President Pedro Castillo.

Following its censorship, the Superintendency of Migrations of Peru announced that it has issued an “immigration information alert” on Alvarado, on the grounds that the The Public Ministry requested an impediment to leave the country against the former head of the Housing portfolio.