Bolsonaro Dismisses President of INMETRO, Appoints Military Officer Replacement

The number of military officers in command posts in the government is growing. Last week, General Walter Souza Braga Netto was invited to take over the portfolio of Chief of Staff.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Bolsonaro government has just appointed another military officer to an executive post. The president of INMETRO (National Institute of Metrology Standardization and Industrial Quality) Angela Flores Furtado has been dismissed and will be replaced by Colonel Marcos Heleno Guerson de Oliveira Júnior, who has worked on several engineering projects related to the Armed Forces, including works in Haiti, when Brazil was part of the UN peacekeeping forces in the country.

The change of command at INMETRO, according to the institute's officials, was unexpected. Angela had been appointed by the Secretary of Productivity, Carlos . . .

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