ACT 386 OF 1997
Official Gazette No. 43085 of July 16, 1997
Through which the memory of an eminent Colombian exalts and other provisions.
CONGRESS OF COLOMBIA DECREES
ARTICLE 1o. The Republic of Colombia honors and exalts the figure of the Colombian illustrious Dr. Fernando Gomez Martinez, on the centenary of his birth to be held on 1. March 1997.
. During his long public career Dr. Fernando Gómez Martínez held the positions of Mayor of Santa Fe de Antioquia and Medellin, Alderman of Santa Fe de Antioquia two (2) times, Governor of Antioquia, Member of the Departmental Assembly of Antioquia, Representative to the House, Senator of the Republic, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador to the Netherlands and ambassador to the Holy See.
ARTICLE 3o. The Congress in recognition as prestante public man, placed a plaque on the premises of the newspaper El Colombiano of Medellin, newspaper of which he was Director and Director Emeritus until the day of his death, that board will have the following legend :
"the Congress of the Republic to the illustrious figure of Dr. Fernando Gómez Martínez to mark the centenary of his birth."
March 1, 1897 March 1, 1997
. To be published by the House of Representatives within the collection "Colombian Political Thinkers" all writings, speeches, essays, lectures and other literary productions, representing the ideological spiritual heritage of man so erudite and prestigious.
The 5th ARTICLE. This law governs from the date of its enactment.
The President of the honorable Senate,
LUIS FERNANDO LONDOÑO CAPURRO.
The Secretary General of the honorable Senate,
PUMAREJO PEDRO VEGA.
The President of the honorable House of Representatives,
GIOVANNI LAMBOGLIA MAZZILLI.
The Secretary General of the honorable House of Representatives, DIEGO VIVAS
REPUBLIC OF COLOMBIA - NATIONAL GOVERNMENT
published and execute.
Given in Santa Fe de Bogota, DC, on July 11, 1997.
Ernesto Samper Pizano Interior Minister,
CARLOS HOLMES TRUJILLO GARCIA.