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Philippines' President-Elect Marcos Assigns Himself Agriculture Portfolio

Senin, 20 Juni 2022 | 18:01 WIB
Philippines' President-Elect Marcos Assigns Himself Agriculture Portfolio

ILUSTRASI. Philippines' President-elect Ferdinand Marcos awarded himself the post of agriculture minister on Monday REUTERS/Lisa Marie David

Sumber: Reuters | Editor: Anastasia Lilin Yuliantina

KONTAN.CO.ID - MANILA. Philippines' President-elect Ferdinand Marcos awarded himself the post of agriculture minister on Monday, citing the urgent need to address challenges in the sector and boost production to prevent food shortages and price increases.

Ramping up agricultural production in a country known for being one of the world's biggest importers of rice, its national staple, would be among his priorities. Marcos told a news conference.


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