Budget USec Janet Abuel is DBM OIC
MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has named Budget Undersecretary Janet Abuel as officer-in-charge of the Department of Budget and Management (DBM), former budget secretary Benjamin Diokno said in a text message Tuesday.
A Bar topnotcher, Abuel is the DBM undersecretary for the Local Government and Regional Operations Group.
Diokno said Abuel holds a master of laws degree from the University of Sydney in Australia and master’s degree in public administration from the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy in Singapore.
President Rodrigo Duterte appointed Diokno as governor of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) on Monday night. He will occupy the unexpired term of the late BSP governor Nestor Espenilla Jr. which will end on July 2023. /cbb
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