President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. has nominated former Presidential Management Staff head Zenaida Angping as the country’s ambassador to France, with concurrent jurisdiction over Monaco.
Mr. Marcos also promoted 17 senior officials of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, led by Brig. Generals Antonio Nafarrete (Army), Joseph Cuison (Navy, Marines), and Edgar Cardinoza who now have the rank of Maj. General and Commodore Jose Ambrosio Espeleta Navy) who now has the rank of Rear Admiral.
The President also appointed Rita Espina Riddle, a career official of the Department of Education, as acting member of the Board of Trustees of the Government Service Insurance System.
Angping went on leave in December “to take some personal time for herself and her family,” the Presidential Communications Office said.
She was a former representative of the third district of Manila.