Monreal hopes that the Senate will ratify Victoria Rodríguez Ceja as governor of Banxico on “fast track”

The Senate Chamber will immediately process, as soon as it receives the proposal from President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, the appointment of Victoria Rodríguez Ceja as a member of the Governing Board of Banco de México (Banxico), who will replace Alejandro Diaz de Leon as governor of the institution, reported Senator Ricardo Monreal Ávila.

The markets must be calm because as of today we begin to meet with the coordinators of the parliamentary groups, ” said the president of the Political Coordination Board (Jucopo) of the Upper House.

The Morenoist legislator explained that there is already an agreement to vent and, where appropriate, ratify the Presidential proposal “and avoid any anxiety, uncertainty or nervousness in the economy and in international markets. The Senate is going to act responsibly and act seriously. ”

President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said on Wednesday morning that the Undersecretary of Finance Expenditures, Victoria Rodríguez Ceja, will be his nominee to be governor of Banxico after making herself known yesterday that she withdrew the proposal so that the former secretary of the SHCP, Arturo Herrera, will occupy the position.

If her nomination is approved, Victoria Rodríguez Ceja will become the first woman to head the Mexican central bank in its history.

The president explained that he wants “women to participate, for this change to take place,” he acknowledged the work that Rodríguez Ceja has done as Undersecretary of Expenditures. “She is in charge of managing public investments and has acted with great responsibility to not spending to spend. It is due to her that we have financial stability, that we have not resorted to additional debt, “said López Obrador during his morning conference from the National Palace.


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