MANILA, Philippines – Press Secretary Trixie Cruz-Angeles and Information and Communications Technology Secretary Ivan John Uy are not on the roster of President Ferdinand Marcos Jr.’s reappointed Cabinet secretaries. issued by the Office of the Press Secretary (OPS).
Until now, Malakanyang has not issued a letter regarding the fate of Cruz-Angeles and Uy.
It can be remembered that, just this September, the powerful Commission on Appointments (CA) bypassed 14 presidential appointees before the scheduled month-long recess of Congress due to lack of time.
Press Secretary Trixie Cruz-Angeles and Information and Communications Technology Secretary Ivan John Uy are among the Cabinet members whose ad interim appointments were also bypassed.
Earlier, President Marcos presided over the oath-taking of his reappointed Cabinet members on Tuesday, October 4, in Malacañang.
First on the list is newly appointed Executive Secretary Lucas Purugganan Bersamin, 72, a native of Bangued, Abra.
Bersamin replaced Atty. Victor Dayrit Rodriguez, stepped down last week.
The Chief Executive also led the oath taking of the following ad-interim cabinet appointees such as:
•Benjamin Estoista Diokno – Secretary of the Department of Finance
•Manuel Manligas Bonoan – Secretary of the Department of Public Works and Highways
•Alfredo Espinosa Pascual – Secretary of the Department of Trade and Industry
•Erwin Teshiba Tulfo – Secretary of the Department of Social Welfare and Development
•Jaime Jimenez Bautista – Secretary of the Department of Transportation
•Renato Umali Solidum Jr. – Secretary of the Department of Science and Technology
•Raphael Perpetuo Mercado Lotilla – Secretary of the Department of Energy
•Maria Susana Vasquez Ople – Secretary of the Department of Migrant Workers
•Arsenio Molina Balisacan – Secretary of the National Economic Development Authority
•Jose Rizalino Larion Acuzar – Secretary of the Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development
Meanwhile, on the official Facebook page of President Marcos, it led the 10th Cabinet meeting at the Malacañan Palace.
The President did not mention what the agenda of his Cabinet meeting was. Chris Joseph
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