“Together with President Javier Milei we met with Daniel Scioli, who will take over the Ministry of Tourism, Environment and Sports.” With these words, Minister Guillermo Francos confirmed that the Brazilian ambassador is joining the government.
The head of the Interior announced the incorporation through his X account (exTwitter), where he published a photo showing him next to the Peronist leader and president Javier Milei. “Thank you Daniel for the great task carried out for our country as Ambassador in Brazil, recognized by all sectors, and for leaving that destiny, to join our team where we are sure that you will make an enormous contribution,” Francos wrote.
Guillermo Francos confirmed that Scioli will be part of the government. (Photo: X @GAFrancosOK)
In this way, the rumors surrounding the former Argentine ambassador to Brazil were confirmed, which assumed that he could join the La Libertad Avanza (LLA) government.
From Peronist deputy to Secretary of Tourism in LLA: the political career of Daniel Scioli
Daniel Scioli's political career began in 1997, when he was elected national deputy for the city of Buenos Aires, after winning the internal elections of the Justicialista Party.
Already on his bench, Scioli was president of the Sports Commission of the Chamber of Deputies, from there he worked on projects on security at sports events, the development of neighborhood clubs, the encouragement of amateur sports and the promotion of positive values. and healthy lifestyle habits.
Scioli will be part of Javier Milei's government. (Photo: Presidency)
In December 2001, the then president Adolfo Rodríguez Saá appointed him Secretary of Tourism and Sports of the Nation. In the 2003 elections, Néstor Kirchner offered him to participate in the presidential ticket. In this way, Scioli became vice president of the Nation and the position of president of the Senate.
On October 28, 2007, he won the elections for governor of the province of Buenos Aires, with the Front for Victory list. In 2011 he was re-elected as president of Buenos Aires.
One of his last positions before being part of LLA was in March 2020, when President Alberto Fernández appointed him ambassador of Argentina to Brazil after a frustrated attempt to become president. Two years later, Scioli had a brief stint at the Ministry of Productive Development, but he stayed for 40 days and returned to the Brazilian embassy.