During the visit to Los Ríos, the president reminded the engineer "a beautiful woman, a loving friend and a great minister".
President of the Republic, Sebastián Piñera, former Minister of Environment, María Ignacia Benítez, died. The President's office was made in his first administration.
This information was confirmed Thursday morning before the Spokesman Cecilia Perez spokesman "Let's talk" Radio Duna.
The visit to the Los Ríos region, part of the outskirts of southern Chile, Piñera Benitez, "was a beautiful woman, a loving friend and a great Environment Minister," said the press.
Prior to this intervention, the Lehendakari published a message on his Twitter account, and stressed that the engineer "had developed his talents with his family, friends and loved ones, and had a commitment and love to his country. Thank you and rest your peace."
Today, after a long illness, María Ignacia Benítez died. Lovely woman, dear friend and a marvelous environmental environment. He developed his talents entirely, with his family, friends and loved ones, and his commitment and love in his country. Thank you and rest.
– Sebastian Piñera (@sebastianpinera) February 28, 2019
Benitez, at the age of 60, died of the disease. He married three children and Fernando Amenábar, he studied engineering at Benitez, and worked for the academic and advisory function of the UDI.