Within the framework of the World Summit of Nobel Peace Prizes, whose 17 edition is held in this city, the head of the General Secretariat of Government (SGG), María Fritz Sierra, received Rigoberta Menchú Tum, awarded in 1992 with that distinction and one of the participants of the meeting.
Upon arrival at the airport in this capital, the indigenous leader, promoter of peace, congratulated the administration headed by Governor Mauricio Vila Dosal, for his host and for returning to the land of his Mayan ancestors, as a guest of honor to So meaningful forum.
The defender of Human Rights was also honored to participate along with other 29 recipients of the Prize, in this Summit that promotes a message of hope and peace, so relevant to the world in these times.
It should be remembered that this activity will take place from 19 to 22; individuals and institutions that won the Nobel Peace Prize confirmed their attendance, and the participation of locals and visitors is expected, so an important security deployment has been arranged, as instructed by the president.
In the same terminal, the official welcomed Juan Manuel Santos Calderón, Colombian politician and economist, who served as President of his country from 2010 to 2018 and, currently, is a professor at the School of Government "John F. Kennedy" of Harvard University.
After the reception of the laureates, Fritz Sierra stressed that former Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos expressed his approval to arrive to this land and contribute his experience and knowledge to the construction of Peace.