CA panel recommends Honasan’s confirmation as DICT chief
MANILA, Philippines – The ad interim appointment of former senator Gregorio “Gringo” Honasan as Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) secretary has been recommended for confirmation by a panel of the powerful Commission on Appointments (CA).
CA’s Committee on Information and Communication Technology approved the recommendation of Honasan’s confirmation in a hearing on Wednesday.
The panel’s recommendation would then be transmitted for approval at the plenary.
Honasan, a former Philippine Army officer, recently completed his third and last term as senator.
The former senator took his oath as DICT chief before President Rodrigo Duterte in July. /gsg
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