Medina fired eight senior officials in Foreign Ministry for ballooned payroll
Santo Domingo.- In the heels of mounting criticism over the Foreign Ministry’s ballooned payroll, president Danilo Medina recently fired eight senior officials designated during the administrations of former president Leonel Fernandez.
Outlet elcaribe.com.do reports that Decree 340-14 of September 15 (the same day which the new Foreign minister Andrés Navarro was named), Medina eliminates the posts of eight people whose names weren’t provided.
The posts included officials in several countries including the U.S., Haiti and Nicaragua and before world organizations
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Medina had drawn scathing rebuke for failing to clean up the largess in payrolls of the consulates and the diplomatic corps, as promised during his campaign.
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