At a private event in the Narino Palace the outgoing president, Iván DuqueHe presented three decorations to the elected president, Gustavo Petroa traditional ceremony which is always done when the command change is made.

According to the National Government, being Republic President the grand master of the orders, correspond to him by statute:

By tradition, the award must be made by the outgoing president since, in its own right, They should be put by someone who has already received them.