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SOURCE: Press and Public Affairs Bureau


Commitment to Reforms

08 June 2012 03:42:56 PM

Before Congress adjourned its 2nd regular session on June 6th, Speaker Feliciano Belmonte, Jr. led the House of Representatives in Plenary in officially commending the HREP Prosecution team, the private prosecutors and the House Secretariat impeachment team for having performed and exemplary collective task during the now historic impeachmnt trial of former Supreme Court Chief Justice Renato Corona. The Speaker is shown in a symbolic hand shake with Rep. Niel Tupas, Jr., Committee on Justice Chairman and lead prosecutor. Also shown are Rep. Rodolfo Fariñas, Appropriations Chairman Joseph Emilio Abaya, Bayan Muna Rep. Neri Colmenares, Rep. Reynaldo Umali, Akbayan Rep. Kaka Bag-ao, Rep. Juan Edgardo Angara, Deputy Speaker Lorenzo Tañada III, Rep. Jorge Banal, Rep. Rene Relampagos, Rep. Florencio Noel, Deputy Speaker Raul Daza, Rep. Sherwin Tugna, Rep. Giorgidi Aggabao, Rep. Elpidio Barzaga, Rep. Marlyn Primicias-Agabas, Rep. Henedia Abad, Rep. Irvin Alcala and Rep. Romero Federico Quimbo. The Congressional commendations were in consonance with House Resolutions Nos. 2461, 2462, 2463 and 2464 which the plenary unanimously adopted.