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President Santos supervises humanitarian aid for deportees in Cúcuta

“Welcome to Colombia, this government does care for you”, was the sentence the President used to greet the Colombian citizens who are receiving assistance at one of the shelters set up in the capital of Norte de Santander.

Cúcuta, August 26, 2015 (SIG).

President Juan Manuel Santos is in Cúcuta this Wednesday in order to supervise the humanitarian aid that the national government, in coordination with the mayors’ offices of Cúcuta and Villa del Rosario, is providing the Colombian citizens deported from Venezuela.

The Head of State visited the shelter set up at the Cúcuta Coliseum, where he spoke with several families who were deported from the neighboring country, and then headed to the Unified Command Center where joint actions are being evaluated to ensure assistance for the Colombians coming from Venezuela.

The president arrived to the capital of Norte de Santander accompanied by the ministers of Finance, Mauricio Cárdenas, Education, Gina Parody, Housing, Luis Felipe Henao, and Labor, Luis Eduardo Garzón, as well as by the directors of the Department for Social Prosperity and the SENA.

“Welcome to Colombia, this government does are for you”, was the sentence the President used to greet the Colombian citizens at that shelter.