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Robredo thanks Duterte for HUDCC post

/ 07:26 PM July 07, 2016
Vice President Leni Robredo went to Malacanang Monday afternoon to pay a courtesy visit to President Rodrigo Duterte. She expressed her full support to the Duterte administration. PHOTO FROM LENI MEDIA BUREAU

Vice President Leni Robredo pays a courtesy visit to President Rodrigo Duterte on July 4. PHOTO FROM LENI MEDIA BUREAU

Vice President Leni Robredo on Thursday expressed her gratitude to President Rodrigo Duterte for appointing her as the head of the Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council (HUDCC).

“Nagpapasalamat tayo kay Presidente Rodrigo Duterte na itinalaga tayo bilang tagapangulo ng Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council,” Robredo said in a statement to the media few minutes after Duterte’s camp made the announcement.

READ: Duterte appoints Robredo as HUDCC chief

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Robredo said it had been the desire of her late husband, former Interior Secretary Jesse Robredo, to address the needs of the homeless.

Now that she would be leading the government’s housing arm, Robredo said this would allow her to serve those in the marginalized sector, as she promised when she formally took office as the second highest official in the land.

“Mas mapaglilingkuran natin ang ating mga kababayang walang tahanan at maipagpapatuloy natin ang ating pangakong itulak ang kaunlaran at kaginhawaan para sa ating mga kapus palad na kababayan,” she said.

“Ang pagtugon sa mga pangangailangan sa pabahay ay matagal nang adhikain ni Jesse. Maisasakatuparan ito at mabibiyayaan ang mga nasa laylayan sa pakikipagtulungan ng lahat,” Robredo said.

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