Marcos convenes first Cabinet meeting

August 2, 2022 0 Comments

President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. will convene today, 5 July his first Cabinet meeting in Malacañang.,By Michelle Guillang,Marcos has yet to name new secretaries for Health, Energy, Environment, and Science and Technology.,Social Welfare Secretary Erwin Tulfo said the meeting will start at 9 a.m. and that all invited Cabinet members are required to register and undergo antigen testing.,“Ready for the first cabinet meeting. Gusto raw ni PBBM na maaga para madami kami  magawa,” Tulfo wrote in a social media post, sharing photos of the Aguinaldo State Dining Room, the traditional meeting for Cabinet meetings.,“9 am pala ang start talaga ng meeting after ng registration at antigen testing ng mga dadalo. Kaya inagahan ko na rin,” he added.,Tulfo also noted that Marcos is an “early riser”.,Marcos’s predecessor, former President Rodrigo Duterte, is known to be a night owl, who would usually show up late to public events.,On Monday, Marcos reported for work at the Department of Agriculture (DA) office in Quezon City where he was welcomed by cheering employees.,The 65-year-old Chief Executive, who concurrently serves as DA chief, presided over the inaugural Executive Committee meeting of the agriculture department and discussed his plans and priorities in the agriculture industry.,Marcos said the DA is already plotting important programs for the food sector, particularly to attain a hundred percent food security.