Lawyer takes over DICT post

Rainier Allan Ronda – The Philippine Megastar

October 12, 2021 | 12:00am

DICT Secretary Gregorio Honasan II

Senate PRIB

MANILA, Philippines — A legal professional has taken the helm on the Division of Knowledge and Communications Generation following the resignation of DICT Secretary Gregorio Honasan II on Friday.

Jose Arturo de Castro, DICT undersecretary for prison affairs, coverage, making plans and finance, was once appointed as appearing DICT leader.

De Castro will serve in an appearing capability whilst looking ahead to Malacañang to fill the emptiness created via the resignation of Honasan, who is looking for a comeback within the Senate in subsequent yr’s elections.

De Castro, a college member of the Ateneo Regulation Faculty, had labored on the Place of job of the Govt Secretary from 2003 to 2005. He served as a public prosecutor from 2006 till his promotion as assistant secretary within the Division of Justice in 2009.

He was once one of the crucial other people introduced via Honasan into the company when he was once appointed DICT leader via President Duterte in July 2019.

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