Names have been floating around about the cabinet members of presumptive president-elect Rodrigo Duterte.
The Davao City Mayor is set to face media today to talk about the transition and possibly more hints on who will join his team.
The following have been reported or eyed as cabinet members under the Duterte administration.
Executive Secretary – Salvador Medialdea
Head of the Presidential Management Staff – Leoncio Evasco Jr
Presidential Communications Operations Secretary – Peter Lavina
Presidential Spokesperson – Salvador Panelo
Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process – Jesus Dureza
Department of Education – Peter Laurel
Department of Foreign Affairs / Dept of Justice – Alan Peter Cayetano
Department of Energy – Ed Chua
Department of Transportation and Communication – Arthur Tugade
Department of Finance – Sonny Dominguez
Department of Defense – Gibo Teodoro
Department of Agriculture – William Dar
National Economic and Development Authority Dir-General- V. Bruce Tolentino
Department of Budget and Management – Isidro Ungab
PNP Chief (candidates):
Ronald Dela Rosa
Lt Gen Ricardo Visaya
The Cabinet of the Philippines comprises of the leaders of the biggest part of the official branch of the national administration of the country. As of now, it incorporates the secretaries of 19 official offices and the leaders of other a few other minor offices and workplaces that are under to the President of the Philippines.
The Cabinet secretaries are tasked to exhort the President on the diverse undertakings of the state like finance, agriculture, budget management, foreign policy, education, social welfare, national defense and so forth.
They are assigned by the President and after that presented to the Commission on Appointments, a body of the Congress of the Philippines that affirms all arrangements made by the head of state, for affirmation or dismissal. In the event that the presidential nominees are endorsed, they are sworn into office, get the title “Secretary,” and start to work their obligations.