MANILA, Philippines - Malacanang announced the appointment of two ambassadors, as well as officials for the Land Registration Authority (LRA), National Transmission Corporation (TRANSCO) and the National Economic Development Authority (NEDA).
In an interview over government-run Radyo ng Bayan, Deputy Presidential Spokesperson Abigail Valte announced the presidential appointment of Wilfredo D. Maximo as Ambassador to the Republic of Cuba with concurrent jurisdiction over the Dominican Republic, Republic of Haiti and Jamaica.
Valte said Constancio R. Vingno Jr. was appointed as Ambassador to South Africa with concurrent jurisdiction over the Republic of Angola, Republic of Botswana, Kingdom of Lesotho, Republic of Mozambique, Republic of Namibia, Kingdom of Swaziland, Republic of Zambia and Republic of Zimbabwe.
The other appointees were Robert Nomar V. Leyretana as Acting Deputy Administrator of the LRA and Emmanuel R. Ledesma Jr. as member of the Board of Directors representing Luzon for TRANSCO. TRANSCO is under the Department of Energy.
Valte said Eleazar E. Ricote was appointed as Director IV for Capacity Building and Knowledge Management Service under Public- Private Partnership Center (PPP center) of the NEDA while Atty. Alfredo S. Vitangcol III was appointed as Director IV for Policy Formulation and Evaluation Service also of PPP Center of the NEDA.
Also appointed were Lelina A. Quilates as Director IV for Administrative Service and Rina P. Alzate as Director III for Project Development Services-PPP Center under NEDA.