MANILA, Philippines — President-elect Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. has but to announce his picks for some essential companies, such because the Division of Well being (DOH) and Division of International Affairs (DFA), however stated Monday that he plans to finish his Cupboard earlier than his inauguration on June 30.
Marcos stated this as he introduced that he’ll head—no less than for now—the Division of Agriculture, filling out one other slot in his Cupboard.
“The shortlist is getting shorter, let me put it that means. If we began with ten names, a dozen names, we’re all the way down to perhaps three or two in every of these departments,” Marcos stated when requested about his picks for different companies such because the DOH and the DFA.
“We took it actually division by division, and naturally Well being, to not say that the DOH is unimportant, however we’re coming round to that,” he added.
Marcos stated that he seeks to call as many Cupboard members as he can earlier than he takes oath on June 30 on the Nationwide Museum.
“I wouldn’t be shocked if now we have an appointee or a nominee inside the subsequent week or so. I actually need to get as a lot of these accomplished earlier than the inauguration,” Marcos stated.
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