SOURCE: Press and Public Affairs Bureau
07 March 2018 07:50:40 PM
Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez congratulates Sen. Manny Pacquiao and Sen. Loren Legarda shortly after the CA Committee on National Defense endorsed the confirmation of their nomination as Colonels in the reserve force of the Armed Forces of the Philippines. The Speaker and several other lawmakers and military officers were nominated as reserve officers of the AFP during the plenary deliberation of the Commission on Appointments. (From L-R: Maj. Gen. Rene Paje, Rep. Marlyn Agabas, Majority Leader Rodolfo Fariñas, Speaker Alvarez, Sen. Manny Pacquiao, Deputy Speaker Gwen Garcia, Deputy Speaker Bai Sandra Sema and Rep. Roy Loyola. The Speaker then joins Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III, other lawmakers, in flashing the PDP trademark fist sign after the confirmation proceedings of the Ca. The CA confirmed Alvarez's nomination as Colonel (reserve) in the Philippine Navy-Marines.