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Aquino signs Lacson appointment as rehabilitation czar

By: - Reporter / @NCorralesINQ
/ 11:06 AM December 10, 2013

Former Sen. Panfilo Lacson (inset) and Yolanda destruction. INQUIRER and AP FILE PHOTOS

MANILA, Philippines—President Benigno Aquino III on Tuesday signed the official appointment of former Senator Panfilo Lacson as a rehabilitation czar.

Malacanang in a statement said Lacson would oversee reconstruction in the regions that Supertyphoon “Yolanda” devastated in November.

Malacanang added Lacson would hold a Cabinet rank under the office of the President and would oin the Cabinet meeting later this Tuesday.

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