February 7, 2023

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President Bongbong Marcos reappoints Pascual as DTI chief

(Eagle News) – Trade Secretary Alfredo Pascual has been reappointed to his post.

Pascual took the oath of office before President Bongbong Marcos on Friday, December 16.

His reappointment came after a panel of the Nominations Committee suspended deliberations on his ad interim appointment on December 6 due to lack of time.

In a joint statement, the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI), the Employers’ Confederation of the Philippines (ECOP) and the Philippine Exporters Confederation Inc. (PhilExport) expressed their support for Pascual.

The DTI-Employees Union also supported Pascual’s appointment as DTI Secretary.