Saturday, October 23

The Minister of Finance of the Xunta de Galicia dies of a heart attack in his office

The councilor for Facenda and Public Administration, Valeriano Martínez, died this Wednesday of a heart attack. Responsible for the accounts of the last two governments of Alberto Núñez Feijóo – he acceded to the position in 2015 -, Martínez was 60 years old and had been born in Aldán (Cangas, Pontevedra).

Martínez had a degree in Economic and Business Sciences from the University of Santiago de Compostela, a career civil servant, and before he was head of the Ministry, he had been General Secretary of the Presidency of the Xunta and General Director of Human Resources of Sergas.

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