DTI chief officially tenders resignation


(FOLLOW-UP report to Palace unaware of DTI chief’s reported resignation)

TRADE and Industry Secretary Gregory Domingo has officially resigned from his cabinet post, Malacañang confirmed on Saturday.

“According to Executive Secretary Paquito N. Ochoa Jr., Secretary Gregory Domingo has submitted his resignation to President Aquino and that this is under consideration,” Presidential Communications Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr. said in a statement.

Coloma said Ochoa is still awaiting word from President Benigno Aquino 3rd regarding this matter.

Aquino appointed Domingo as Department Trade and Industry (DTI) secretary on June 30, 2010.

Domingo served as managing director and treasurer of Chase Manhattan Bank in Manila, and executive director of SM Investments Corp. before he assumed the DTI post.




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