On the appointment of Sec. Karl Kendrick Chua

The Palace confirms President Rodrigo Roa Duterte’s appointment of Mr. Karl Kendrick Chua as the Secretary of the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA).

Secretary Chua has served the Duterte Administration with professionalism, competence and integrity as Undersecretary of the Department of Finance and Acting Secretary of the NEDA.

With the aforesaid traits we are confident that Sec. Chua would continuously and consistently perform well in his present but crucial task of jumpstarting our economic recovery amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Congratulations to Sec. Chua and we wish him all the best.