Duterte ‘all praises’ for Puyat amid criticism from Pulong: CabSec
By Prince Golez
President Rodrigo Duterte is “happy” with the performance of Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo Puyat, Malacañang said Friday.
Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles made the statement after Davao City Rep. Paolo Duterte said in a manifestation at the House plenary yesterday that he received complaints about the management style of Puyat in relation to the approval of contracts and projects in her department.
Rep. Duterte, the president’s eldest child, also slammed the Department of Tourism (DOT) chief’s questionable character.
Talking to reporters, Nograles said the Chief Executive was “all praises” for and “very warm” towards Puyat.
“He is happy with the work of Sec. Berna so far,” added Nograles.
“Maganada naman yung mga ginagawa ni Secretary Berna as far as tourism is concerned. Under her watch, tumaas ang tourism numbers natin, dumami ang turista natin at maganda naman yung industry pati mga stakeholders natin wala namang reklamo kay Secretary Berna. Mabilis naman umaksyon, masipag naman, maganda naman ang projects ng DOT under her watch,” according to him.