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There is no delay to speak of,' Duque said on Monday.
Duque made the assurance to dispel concerns by some lawmakers of a delay in the full implementation of the UHC given that the Department of Health (DOH) only selected key areas where local health service provider networks would be developed.
Duque's siblings, who lead the family-owned Doctors Pharmaceuticals Inc.
During the activity, Duque inspected the different areas inside the DOH compound which could be possible breeding places of mosquitoes.
According to Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo, the Palace recognizes the prerogative of the lawmakers to conduct an investigation and that Duque is prepared to address their concerns.
Thousands of Colombians demonstrated in favour of the country's peace process with the former Farc guerrillas, warning that President Ivan Duque's policies could undermine it and lead to a flare-up of violence.
Before joining HITEC as president, Duque was the president and CEO of the Illinois Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (IHCC).
Columbia [South America] Aug 8( ANI ): Colombia's conservative Ivan Duque Marquez on Tuesday took oath as the country's 60th president, succeeding Juan Manuel Santos, who had been in power since 2010.
Duque, a former senator from the right-wing Democratic Centre party, won about 54 per cent of the vote in the balloting on Sunday, the second and last round of elections, election officials said.
Duque's decisive victory in Sunday's poll, with 54 percent of votes to Petro's 42 percent, is likely to reassure investors in Latin America's fourth-largest economy who were alarmed by the leftist candidate's promise to overturn Colombia's orthodox economic model.