Philippines’ President-elect Marcos says he will head agriculture ministry

Philippines’ President-elect Marcos says he will head agriculture ministry


MANILA (Reuters) – Philippines’ President-elect Ferdinand Marcos Jr. said on Monday he will head the Department of Agriculture himself to address severe problems faced by the sector.

Marcos, in a news conference, said increasing agricultural production and counteracting increases in prices of commodities would be among his priorities.

(Reporting by Neil Jerome Morales; Editing by Kanupriya Kapoor)



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