Mario Duran. El Salvador´s Minister of the Interior.

Mario Duran
 July 21, 2020   By Eddie Galdamez

Mario Duran is the current Salvadoran Minister of Interior. He was appointed to this position by president Nayib Bukele in May 2019. Mario Duran, before the end of 2020, will have to relinquish his position as minister to become a political candidate.

Soon, Mario Duran will begin his campaign aim to win the next elections and become mayor of the nation’s capital, San Salvador. Once his campaign begins, Duran will have to step down as Minister of the Interior.

Mario Duran’s political career for the past ten years has been around President Nayib Bukele; his resume or professional profile is summarized as follows.

Graduated in Legal Sciences, with experience in local development, municipal strengthening, management of social investment projects, promotion of citizen participation, and management of private companies.

Most of Mario’s work has been in the private sector.

Time at the San Salvador city hall.

During Nayib Bukele’s tenure as mayor of San Salvador, Duran was the Director of Municipal Development, a position he served pro-bono.

Duran’s work was to coordinate and direct the Local Development of the capital’s city hall. He also guided the development of social investment programs in the municipality, prioritizing sectors such as childhood, women, and family.

Duran also oversaw the compliance and development of operational plans for Nayib Bukele. For example, he oversaw the planning and execution of infrastructure projects and social programs in the municipality.

Mario Duran definitely has the necessary experience to become the next mayor of San Salvador, the principal and most important city hall in the country.

Mario Duran, Founder of the New Ideas political party.

Mario Durán, along with Federico Anliker, and Nayib Bukele, were the leading voices in the creation of the New Ideas or Nuevas Ideas political party.

The now mayoral candidate for San Salvador has never competed in a public election; However, he has a lot of experience in Salvadoran politics.

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