GMA News Online : Marcos meets economic team, discusses priorities for recovery

By ANNA FELICIA BAJO | GMA News Online

President-elect Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. had a meeting with his economic team on Monday to discuss the priorities under his administration.

Marcos issued his marching orders with the aim to help the Philippine economy recover from the adverse effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Among those who attended the meeting include incoming Executive Secretary Vic Rodriguez, incoming Finance chief Benjamin Diokno, incoming Budget Secretary Amenah Pangandaman, incoming Socioeconomic Secretary Arsenio Balisacan, incoming Labor chief Bienvenido Laguesma, and incoming Public Works Secretary Manuel "Manny" Bonoan.

Earlier, Marcos said he is looking at the national budget for 2023 to fund economic stimulus measure amid the ongoing threat of the COVID-19 pandemic.—LDF, GMA News