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Félix Arturo Medina Padilla appointed as new Undersecretary of Ministry Human Rights

Mexico City, Mexico — President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has appointed Félix Arturo Medina Padilla as the new Undersecretary of Human Rights, Population and Migration, of the Ministry of the Interior.

The appointed announcement was made Thursday morning during the daily Presidential press conference. “He is a very good public servant, prepared, honest, with convictions,” he said.

The President explained that the change was due to the departure of Alejandro Encinas Rodríguez, who starting October 19, will undertake new political projects.

During the announcement, López Obrado thanked Encinas Rodríguez for his support in assignments within the Government of Mexico, such as in the Ayotzinapa Truth Commission and the Commission for Access to the Truth of Serious Violations Committed from 1965 to 1990.

“This morning, at the meeting, we said goodbye to Alejandro Encinas with applaus” he said.

As of October 19, Félix Arturo Medina Padilla took over as subsecretario de Derechos Humanos, Población y Migración, de la Secretaría de Gobernación. Before this, he served as Fiscal Attorney of the Federation in the Ministry of Finance and Public Credit.