Suddenly dies the Galician head of the hacienda, in his office of the Xunta

Valeriano Martínez, Galician counselor of Finance and Public Administration, has died this noon suddenly while working in his office at the administrative headq

Suddenly dies the Galician head of the hacienda, in his office of the Xunta

Valeriano Martínez, Galician counselor of Finance and Public Administration, has died this noon suddenly while working in his office at the administrative headquarters of Laxunta de Galicia in Santiago de Compostela.

Official Fonts of the Gallego government confirmed the death past 14.20 on Wednesday and had occurred less than an hour earlier. The deceased was 60 years old and was a counselor of Hacienda since 2015.

These same sources indicated that Valerian Martínez died "after a cardiorespiratory stop." Even though resuscitation was attempted, nothing could be done by saving his life.

From the Xunta de Galicia, the relatives of Valeriano Martínez were informed before the news will be publicly confirmed and point out that they are "all dismayed".

Valeriano Martínez was born in the town Pontevedresa de Aldán (Cangas) in 1961, he has a degree in Economic and Business Sciences from the University of Santiago de Compostela and Diploma in Hospital Management Management by the School of High Management and Administration.

Since 1985 he was an official of the superior body of general administration of the Economy and Treasury and until his appointment as Conselleiro de Finance in February 2015 he served as Secretary General of the Presidency of the Xunta de Galicia. Previously, among other responsibilities, he was General Director of Human Resources of the Sergas, General Director of Transport and Auditor of the Council of Accounts of Galicia.

The sudden death of Valeriano Martínez has left all the autonomous government shocked and, in general, to Galician politics. The Xunta suspended her agenda of the day and the president, Alberto Núñez Feijóo, who was on his way to an act in Vigo when the news was known, urgently returned to Santiago. The deceased was one of men with maximum confidence of him since six years ago entrusted him to the hacienda portfolio.

The Galician Popular Party expressed his pain, assuring that Galicia loses "an exemplary public servant" that "leaves an important political legacy, but, above all, a great personal vacuum."

In addition to moving his love for his loved ones, the popular Galicians show their respect for a friend who "has been working for the Galicians," in allusion that he suffered a heart attack as he worked in his office. Also the parliamentary group of the PP showed the condolence of him and claimed his "exemplary work for the economic and social improvement of Galicia."

The second game of Galicia, the BNG, has moved his condolences to the family and the Galician PP, and his spokesman, Ana Ponton, has expressed the "shared shock and sadness" for what happened while transferred to the PP all his support in This "day of mourning".

In the PSOE, the government delegate in Galicia, José Miñones, moved his condolences to the Xunta and the Family and Friends of the Headman and the Secretary General of the Party in the Community, Gonzalo Caballero, has been "shocked and sad" For the news.

The Galician Federation of Municipalities and Provinces (FEGAMP) has wanted to thank Valeriano Martínez, his "collaborative dialogue and willingness" with local entities and also extraparing parties such as Galicia and citizens had a few words of affection for the family of the deceased and The PP.

Updated Date: 08 October 2021, 09:31

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