Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol seems to be a simpler presidential spokesman after swiftly sharing to the general public one other excellent news coming from President Duterte.
Piñol, in a Facebook post, stated the President has accredited the creation of a job group that can monitor the nation’s rice shares throughout a gathering in Malacañang on Wednesday (April 26).
The job power, to be led by the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, will even set up “an accurate baseline information” on the nation’s rice provide.
“The Task Force is also expected to avert any attempt to hoard rice and create an artificial shortage following the announcement made by Pres. Duterte that no rice importation should be made during peak harvest season,” Piñol stated.
He added: “The new policy declared by the President is aimed at protecting Filipino rice farmers from price manipulation.”
Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea is predicted to situation a memorandum order on the operations of the brand new job power.
Piñol’s announcement got here after dissing the Presidential Communications Office for the gradual and inept dissemination of data of the President’s insurance policies and packages to the general public.
The agriculture secretary, a former journalist, beforehand posted on-line the President’s many selections on packages and points, forward of Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella.