The Chief of Defence, Air General Miguel Ángel Villarroya Vilalta, as an ex-officio member, attended the plenary session of the Council of State held this morning, virtually.
During the plenary session, Ms. Paz Andrés Sáenz de Santa María and Ms. Adela Asua Batarrita sworn in as Permanent Members.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the meeting took place virtually.
As established by Organic Law 3/1980 of April 22, the Council of State in plenary session is made up of the chairman, permanent members, the ex-officio members; the elected members and the general secretary.
Ex-officio members, as in the case of the Chief of Defence, retain their status as long as they hold the position that caused their appointment.