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CA panel recommends Honasan's confirmation as DICT chief.

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.

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.

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Publication:Philippines Daily Inquirer (Makati City, Philippines)
Date:Sep 11, 2019
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