Brazil's Minister of Education resigns after only 5 days

China News Agency, Sao Paulo, July 1 (Reporter Mo Chengxiong) On June 30, local time, the Brazilian Minister of Education Carlos Alberto Decotelli, who was only 5 days in office, sent Brazil President Bosonaro submitted his resignation, which is the fifth cabinet minister to resign since the outbreak in Brazil.

On June 25, Bosonaro appointed De Kotry as Brazil’s new Minister of Education, succeeding Abraham Weintraub, who resigned as Minister of Education on June 18 ). Decotri is an economist and former president of the Brazilian National Foundation for Educational Development. He became the third Minister of Education in Bosonaro’s ruling government.

Decoteri resigned because his academic qualifications were suspected of fraud. In the announcement of the appointment issued by the Brazilian government, Decotry’s education is a bachelor’s degree in economics from the State University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, a master’s degree in business administration from the Vargas Foundation in Brazil, a doctorate in business administration from the National University of Rosario, Argentina, and Doctorate from Wuppertal University, Germany.

However, the National University of Rosario in Argentina and the University of Wuppertal in Germany have successively issued public statements stating that De Kotry has not obtained a doctorate from these two universities. De Kotry's image was damaged due to academic problems, and the Brazilian government had to repeatedly postpoke De Kotry's inauguration ceremony.

According to Brazilian media reports, Bossonaro accepted Decotri’s resignation that night. Decotri became the fifth cabinet minister to leave Brazil since the outbreak. Prior to this, Brazil's two health ministers Luiz Mandetta, Nelson Teich, and Justice and Public Safety Minister Sergio Moro have already resigned. (End)

Source: 中国新闻网

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