SOURCE: Press and Public Affairs Bureau
17 September 2019 10:54:36 PM
The Committee on Government Reorganization chaired by Rep. Mario Vittorio Mariño (5th District, Batangas) and the Committee on Overseas Workers Affairs chaired by Rep. Raymond Democrito Mendoza (Party-list, TUCP) held on Tuesday a joint meeting on several bills seeking to create the Department of Overseas Filipino Workers and Foreign Employment, including House Bill No. 2, authored by Speaker Alan Peter “Companero” Cayetano, Deputy Speaker Paolo Duterte and Rep. Maria Laarni "Lani" Cayetano. Invited resource persons expressed their support for the bill as they cited its numerous benefits for the country's OFWs.