Duterte appoints Cimatu as DENR chief

Duterte appoints Cimatu as DENR chief

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President Duterte swears in former AFP chief Roy Cimatu as Environment and Natural Resources Secretary. (Photo from Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol's Facebook account)

President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed former Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) chief Roy Cimatu as Environment and Natural Resources Secretary, replacing Gina Lopez whose appointment was rejected by the Commission on Appointments (CA) last week.

The announcement was made by Malacañang today. It also provided photos of the President signing Cimatu’s appointment papers.

President Rodrigo Duterte signs the appointment of newly-apppointed Environment and Natural Resources Secretary Roy Cimatu prior to the start of the 15th Cabinet Meeting at the State Dining Room of Malacañan Palace on May 7, 2017. Also in the photo is Special Assistant to the President Christopher Lawrence Go. PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol also posted photos of Duterte swearing Cimatu in.

“President Rody Duterte today swore to office former Ambassador Roy Cimatu as new Secretary of the Dept of Environment.and Natural Resources. Secretary Cimatu takes over from former secretary Regina Lopez whose appointment was rejected by the Commission on Appointments,” Piñol said in his post.


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