6 months Romualdez: HOR to align with executive to achieve an upper-middle income economy by 2022 MB
By Charissa Luci-Atienza  Leyte Rep. Martin Romualdez expressed on Sunday Congress’ commitment to help President Duterte transform the Philippines into an upper-middle income economy by 2022. Leyte Rep. Martin Romualdez (MARK BALMORES / MANILA BULLETIN) He assured the economic managers that the Congress’ legislative agenda will be aligned with the Chief Executive’s medium-term development plan, which seeks to decrease poverty rate almost by half in 2022. “I have already relayed this commitment to the President and his economic team. The House of Representatives will work double-time to act on the President’s priority bills, especially those aimed at improving the lives ... more