Senate adjourns after electing new officers
By Matikas SantosINQUIRER.net
Senator Franklin Drilon, Ralph Recto, and Alan Peter Cayetano. File photo
MANILA, Philippines—The Senate adjourned its session around noon Monday after its members elected a new set of officers.
Senator Franklin Drilon is the new Senate President, senator Ralph Recto is the new Senate President Pro-Tempore, while Senator Alan Peter Cayetano is the Majority Floor Leader.
The Senate will resume later in the afternoon in a joint session with the House of Representatives for the State of the Nation Address of President Benigno Aquino III.
16th Congress opens
Drilon is new Senate president
Alan Peter Cayetano is Senate’s Majority Floor Leader
Recto is Senate President Pro-Tempore
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