Palace: No room for complacency in Duterte administration
MANILA, Philippines – “Complacency has no room” under the Duterte administration, Malacañang said on Friday as it vowed to “work harder” to give comfortable lives to Filipinos.
Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo issued the statement after a Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey showed a “good” satisfaction rating of the Cabinet.
The survey showed fifty-two percent of Filipinos were satisfied while 17 percent were dissatisfied, yielding a net rating of +35, the highest score for the Chief Executive’s official family for the year 2018.
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Panelo said the Palace was “pleased” with the result.
“The satisfactory rating given to the President’s Cabinet certainly is a source of inspiration for us work harder to give full realization to the commitment of PRRD of providing a comfortable life to the Filipinos,” he said in a statement.
“As [Duterte] constantly reminds us, ‘We are here to serve.’” Complacency has no room in the remaining three and a half years of the administration as we marshall all our energies and talents in assisting the President give fruition to his single-minded goal of bringing about the desired changes in our society,” he added.
The Palace official urged Filipinos to set aside political difference and unite for the country’s progress.
“Once again, we urge our countrymen of whatever political strife and religious belief to set aside our differences and create a chain of harmony and peace that will propel our nation to development and progress. Let us be each brother’s keeper and let love reign amongst us,” he said.
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