The president assumed his third administration as head of Brazil on Sunday.
A few hours after assuming his third term as head of Brazil, President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva reported that he will meet with several international leaders at the Itamaraty Palace, in the country’s capital.
“Today I will have 17 meetings with foreign delegations that came for the inauguration. Let’s work so that Brazil has the role it deserves in the world,” the president announced Monday on Twitter.
Good day. First second-feira na Presidência. I have held 17 meetings with foreign delegations that I have seen for a while. Let’s work for the Brazil ter or role that deserves the world. A good week to all.
– Lula (@LulaOficial) January 2, 2023
The meetings begin at 9:30 a.m. local time and are expected to conclude in the afternoon, around 6:00 p.m.
Among the heads of state and government that appear on the agenda of the South American president are the King of Spain, Felipe IV, and the first leaders of Angola, Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Honduras, Mali, Portugal and East Timor.
Likewise, meetings are scheduled with senior officials from other governments, such as the vice presidents of China and Cuba, Wang Qishan and Salvador Antonio Valdes Mesa, respectively. In addition to a meeting with the president of the Council of Ministers of Peru, Luis Alberto Otarola Penaranda, and one more with the president of the National Assembly of Venezuela, Jorge Rodriguez.