Statement

From Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque


Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea convened a meeting tonight, August 1, with key members of the Cabinet to wit: Secretary of Budget and Management Wendel Avisado, Secretary of Trade and Industry Ramon Lopez, Secretary of Health Francisco Duque, Secretary of Interior and Local Government Eduardo Ano, National Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque, Senior Deputy Executive Secretary Michael Ong and Presidential Assistant for Foreign Affairs Robert Borje. Included also in the meeting are the National Task Force Chief Implementer Charlie Galvez, the anti-Covid czars namely: Deputy Chief Implementer of the NTF Vince Dizon and One Hospital Incident Command Chief Leopoldo Vega. Senator Bong Go, as Chair of the Senate Committee on Health, also attended the said meeting. This is to address the concerns of the medical community.

Recommendations from the aforesaid meeting will be also be submitted tonight for the President’s review.