The president of Ecuador, Lenin Moreno, will travel this Friday to Spain for a private holiday until January 2, after having canceled that visit, which was part of a tour of China and Qatar.
"Moreno will use his right to legal holidays until January 2, 2019," reports a brief statement from the Presidency in which it is reported that the trip will begin tomorrow, coinciding with the start of the Christmas bridge.
The president "will travel to Spain on a commercial flight to carry out family activities for the birth of his grandson," the press release states.
The trip comes after two weeks ago some media criticized the president's decision to leave the country for 25 days, since initially he intended to combine his stay in Spain at the end of his tour of China and Qatar, which he made between on days 8 and 16.
At that time, despite the insistence of the journalists, the Communication Secretariat did not disclose the exact date of departure or the private nature of the visit to Spain, where on the contrary it said that it would maintain an official work agenda.
Likewise, the president was questioned about the use of state resources, such as the presidential plane, for private vacations and that he did so when the investiture of a new vice president was being managed in the country.
Moreno returned from Qatar on Monday to meet his new second, Otto Sonnenholzner, who on Wednesday attributed what will be his job duties.