Manalo named special envoy
PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has appointed Iglesia Ni Cristo executive minister Eduardo Manalo as his Special Envoy for Overseas Filipino Concerns, Malacañang announced Wednesday.
The appointment paper of the influential religious leader was signed by the President last Feb. 13 and released by the Palace on Wednesday. He will serve as the President’s special envoy from Jan. 30, 2018 to Jan. 29, 2019.
The President also appointed Herman Jumilla as undersecretary of the Department of Budget and Management, replacing Gertrudo de Leon who was fired last October due to corruption allegations, Malacañang said.
Jumilla’s appointment papers were signed Feb.12.
Apart from Manalo and Jumilla, Duterte also appointed new prosecutors and officials of the Department of the Interior and Local Government.