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CA panel recommends Honasan’s confirmation as DICT chief

/ 10:22 AM September 11, 2019

Department of Information and Communication Secretary Gregorio Honasan at the Commission on Appointments panel deliberation at the Senate on Wednesday, September 11, 2019. (Photo by Cathy Miranda / INQUIRER.net)

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.

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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.

READ: Honasan takes oath as new DICT chief, attends Cabinet meeting 

The former senator took his oath as DICT chief before President Rodrigo Duterte in July. /gsg

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