By Kris M. Crismundo
MANILA (PNA) – The Makati Business Club (MBC), one of the country’s premier business organizations, has lauded newly-inaugurated President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s first order to ease transaction with the government.
“We laud President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s first order to all cabinet secretaries to reduce requirements and processing time of all applications across agencies and remove redundancies in these requirements and to respect the sanctity of contracts,” MBC Executive Director Peter Angelo Perfecto said in a text message.
During his speech, President Duterte identified his first order to cabinet secretaries and head of agencies as “policies and specifics of which cannot help wait for tomorrow to be announced”.
The business group likewise welcomed President Duterte’s statement on honoring all existing treaties and international obligations as well as inclusivity in the ongoing and other peace process.
MBC is also pleased with the statements of President Duterte and Vice President Leni Robredo calling for the nation to work together and setting aside personal interests for the common good of the nation.
“In response to their calls, we reiterate our commitment to work closely with the new government to make people’s lives better, safer, and healthier,” Perfecto said. (PNA)