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Salvadorans celebrate presidential investiture

San Salvador, Jun 1 (Prensa Latina) Thousands of Salvadorans are celebrating on Saturday the investiture of President-elect Nayib Bukele in a festive atmosphere across the national territory, something shared by international delegations.

From early morning, the locals are moving towards the Historic Center of the capital to witness the investiture of Bukele and his Vice President Felix Ulloa, a duo that despite constitutional bans, they swept in the February elections.

On Friday, Bukele received in his office different world leaders, among them the Spanish King Felipe 6th, and the US Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas.

Likewise, the president-elect spoke with Prime Minister of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea Manuela Roka Botey, who “conveyed the best wishes of her nation, and assured him of her president’s full support for his new term.”

Meanwhile, Bukele held talks with the President Joe Biden’s representative regarding issues of migration, security and the fight against drug trafficking, in which Salvadoran Ambassador to the United States, Milena Mayorgas, and the White House Ambassador, William Duncan were present.

Likewise, the president-elect received Ecuadorian President Daniel Noboa, as well as on Friday evening, he welcomed Presidents of Argentina, Costa Rica and Paraguay: Javier Milei, Rodrigo Chaves, Santiago Peña, respectively.

As guests of the investiture were Donald Trump’s son, Donald Trump Jr. along with actor Eduardo Verastegui, Donald Trump’s former advisor Kimberly Ann Guilfoyle, and Republican network consultant Alex Bruesewitz.

Those figures will witness alongside the Salvadoran population Bukele’s investiture to a new presidential term, in a solemn session convened by the Legislative Assembly –Parliament at 07:00, local time.

The investiture was complemented with the legislative approval of June 1 as a paid holiday in the private sector.